Merovitz Potechin LLP
300-1565 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Z 8R1
Bram Potechin is certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a specialist in the practice of real estate law. Bram’s practice is a testament to his desire to help businesses prosper. It is built upon a foundation of personal service and Bram’s exceptional capabilities in real estate law. Born into a family of developers, Bram offers an innate understanding of the real estate industry’s needs. Even before being called to the Bar of Ontario in 1977, a Bachelor of Arts degree in urban studies instilled in him a desire to help businesses meet their goals.
In 2018, Bram was the recipient of the County of Carleton Law Association’s (CCLA) Abe Feinstein Solicitor Award, given to a solicitor who has distinguished themselves throughout their career by exemplary service to the CCLA and to the legal profession. In 2020, Bram received the Award of Excellence in Real Estate from the Ontario Bar Association. Bram has been recognized by Best Lawyers® for the 2021, 2022 and 2023 editions of The Best Lawyers® in Canada, and was named Best Lawyers® 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” in Real Estate Law in Ottawa.
In addition to addressing the needs of individuals, builders, developers, banks and franchisors, Bram is a devoted husband, a father of three sons, and a proud grandfather. He is an enthusiastic snowboarding adventurer and traveler to exotic locales.
Certified as a Specialist in Real Estate Law by the Law Society of Ontario, 2014
Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
LL.B. – 1975
York University, Toronto
B.A. – 1972
Major: Economics and Urban Studies
Harvard Law School and the Canadian Institute of Conflict Resolution
Completed training in negotiation and mediation
2023 – Recognized by his peers as the “2023 Lawyer of the Year” in Real Estate Law in Ottawa and in the 17th Edition of The Best Lawyers® in Canada
2022 – Recognized in the 16th Edition of The Best Lawyers® in Canada
2021 – Recognized in the 15th Edition of The Best Lawyers® in Canada
2020 – Ontario Bar Association Award of Excellence in Real Estate
2018 – Recipient of the County of Carleton Law Association’s Abe Feinstein Solicitor Award
2013 – Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa, 20 Year Pro Bono Legal Representation
University of Ottawa, guest lecturer
Bar Admission Course, Seminar leader