Philip Byun (변동욱)







Philip is a litigation associate at Merovitz Potechin LLP. His practice primarily focuses on commercial and estate litigation.

Prior to joining Merovitz Potechin LLP, Philip successfully completed his articling requirements at one of Ottawa’s renowned full-service law firms.

Philip brings a unique perspective to his practice with a profound understanding of the economic realities faced by both businesses and individuals. Before pursuing his legal career, Philip worked in the financial services sector at one of the big six banks where he provided strategic and tailored financial solutions to clients. Moreover, he gained a valuable appreciation for streamlined supply chain management while working in accounting for an international metals and industrial products manufacturer. In 2015, Philip passed Level I of the Chartered Financial Analyst Program that has helped him better understand corporate finance and commercial transactions.

Outside of work, Philip enjoys spending time with his beloved wife and continues to develop his negotiation and advocacy skills on his children. Philip also attempts to maintain an active lifestyle in between his diaper-changing duties.

Philip speaks English and Korean, and welcomes working with clients in both languages.


J.D., University of Ottawa, English Common Law, 2022

Law Society of Ontario

County of Carleton Law Association

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Canadian Bar Association

Ontario Bar Association

Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers