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Specht & Pryer
Downtown Vancouver Boutique Law Firm

Specht and Pryer is one of the original multilingual law firms in Vancouver, BC. The firm was established by Ken Specht in 1998. Since the beginning, the firm’s main focus was to serve Vancouver’s international community.

Robert Pryer, the leading lawyer, joined the firm in 2001. For over 20 years, Robert and his team have been offering legal services in Chinese, Japanese, and English. As a trusted small law firm, we have assisted over 10,000 clients with their legal needs.

Why do people choose us as their lawyers?

Our motto is ‘The best way to fight a case is to prevent it from escalating in the first place’
At Specht and Pryer you will receive legal advice that ‘Makes sense’ in terms of the cost that occurs to you versus benefit you will receive from the legal action.

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Practice Areas

Family Law

As divorce and family lawyers, we specialize in contested matters such as division of property and uncontested matters such as divorce, marriage agreements and separation agreements.

Wills & Estates

If a relative passes away, their assets will be distributed according to BC legislation. We can help plan your estate early to prevent confusion, and to save your beneficiaries time and effort.

Criminal charges

You may lose your status in Canada if you are criminally charged. Please talk to our lawyers before you speak to the police. We can help you to minimize the effect on your life.

Driver Prohibition and Disputes with ICBC

Receiving a suspension on your driving license does not mean it is a final decision. We also help with any kind of ICBC related dispute.


Contact us if you want to appeal an immigration decision or receive a removal order. We can also assist by responding to a letter from IRCC or CBSA and write a support letter (Letter of explanation) for IRCC. 

Corporate Commercial

We work with businesses from small to medium size and provide effective and practical legal advice on a comprehensive range of business matters.

Civil litigations

Our lawyers are experienced in identifying material issues in any dispute. We can help guide our clients to the best resolution, in the most cost-effective way.

Residential Tenancy

In BC, rights and responsibilities of tenant and landlord are stated in the Residential Tenancy Act. Our experienced lawyers represent landlords and tenants in their dispute hearings.

Personal Injury

You may be entitled for compensation for your injury in BC. Let us help protect your rights.

Our Team

Our lawyer and staff speak several languages fluently including Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, Korean and English.

We understand your cultural background and language.

Robert Pryer

Robert Pryer

Lawyer/Business Owner


Call date: November 13,1998

University of Western Ontario (LL.B. 1996)

York University (BA,)

Veronece Wun

Veronece Wun


Veronece provides legal services through Veronece Wun Law Corporation.


Fluent in Cantonese

Chinese University of Hong Kong (JD, 2018)

University of British Columbia (BA, 2016)

Stella Tao

Stella Tao



Fluent in Mandarin

University of British Columbia (JD, 2023)

University of Bath, U.K. (MA in Translating and Interpreting, 2017)

University of International Business and Economics, China (BA in English Translation, 2016)


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We offer flat fees

While many law firms charge by hour, Specht and Pryer offer flat fees as much as possible.

Contact Information

Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Address: # 780 – 789 West Pender Street Vancouver,
British Columbia, Canada V6C 1H2

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