Eric Mollema

Eric Mollema

Partner - Barrister, Solicitor, Notary & Trademark Agent

Legal Assistant


Biography

Eric Mollema is a business lawyer who has been practicing law since 1996. He has international experience in law and business, and has vast experience in trust law, franchising, contracts, corporate commercial law and civil litigation.
Growing up in South Africa (SA), Eric developed his entrepreneurial spirit and started his own successful law firm. With his hands-on experience as a lawyer and as a leading business professional, Eric advises his clients with exceptional skill. Eric looks at the big picture and determines what will and will not work – from an experienced legal and corporate viewpoint.
He founded and lead Wizard Financial Services South Africa – the largest independent mortgage company in SA at the time. At the executive level, Eric consulted to LoanLink Limited, the owner of various international brands, including LoanLink Broker Services South Africa, where he served as the Chief Operating Officer.
He became the owner and Managing Director of Mortgage Works, a mortgage origination company with 104 active franchisees nationally. He also owned Property Tools, a property training company.
He served as President of the Rotary Club of Pretoria East. Eric is a commissioned officer and holds the rank of captain. He acted as Battalion and later as Unit Intelligence Officer for various fighting and reserve units over a period of 10 years, during which time he was decorated four times.
Eric moved to Canada in 2010. Pitt Meadows is now home to Eric, his wife and two children. He is an avid scuba diver, as well as a part-time dive instructor (PADI), and golfer. He is fluent in Afrikaans.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Law (BProc) – 1993
University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Masters Degree in Law (LLM) – 1997
University of Pretoria, South Africa.

National Certificate of Accreditation – 2012
Canadian Federal Law Society

Focus Areas

Franchise Law & Franchising
Business, Corporate, Commercial Law
Civil Litigation, Strata Law
Contract Law & Commercial Agreements
Registered Canadian Trademark Agent
Construction Law & Builders Liens

Court Admissions

High Court of South Africa – 1996
British Columbia Bar – 2013
Registered Canadian Trademark Agent – 2013

Professional Memberships

Law Society of British Columbia (LSBC)
Canadian Bar Association (CBA)
Canadian Franchise Association (CFA)
Canadian Home Owners Association (CHOA)
North Fraser Lawyers Association (NFLA)

Other Memberships

Rotary International
Rotary Club of Meadow Ridge
Professional Association of Professional Dive Instructors (PADI)