Robert J. Ellis

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After many years running his own boutique law firm, Ellis, Roadburg, Rob and his team have joined RBS. Rob has had a career in commercial litigation, acting for national, international, and local financial institutions, corporations and individuals in a range of matters including real estate disputes, contract enforcement and defence, shareholder actions, wrongful dismissal, realizations, and estate matters.

His approach is a thoughtful process of risk assessment and strategy formulation, combined with appropriate legal action, always taking into account cost benefits. Rob’s paramount goal is practical and efficient dispute resolution, exceeding client expectations.

He has lectured on legal matters to the Association of Certified General Accountants, the Legal Program for the British Columbia Continuing Legal Education, Law Society of BC Professional Legal Training, and the Pacific Business Law Institute.

Outside of law he is a strong believer and supporter of education, having served as a Director and Chair of the Boards of Directors of St. George’s School and St. George’s School Foundation, and Director and Chair of the Board of  Directors of  Fraser Academy, Vancouver, leading Fraser through very challenging times to a positive future. For more than 17 years Rob has been the Ombudsman for the Independent Schools Association of BC.

Rob has been a hockey and softball coach, and his current interests include tennis, skiing, cycling, boating, reading, travel, and calligraphy.

Rob provides legal services through Ellis Law Corporation.


Rob has loyal, long standing clients, and others, who have shared their experiences with him as demonstrated through their testimonials:

Rob’s full suite of testimonials can be found here.