With over 45 years of experience, Larry is one of the leading practitioners in British Columbia in the area of Family Law. As one of the founders of KZEL, he has practiced in Richmond since 1974. Larry has had over 30 years of experience in the field of adoption and is one of the pioneers in the practice areas of adoption and reproductive technology in BC. Larry is responsible for the firm’s Assisted Reproductive Technology practice.

Larry is accredited as a Family Law Mediator, Family Law Arbitrator, and a Parenting Coordinator by the Law Society of BC. He has been accredited as a member of the B.C. Hear the Child Society and has been retained to prepare Views of the Child Reports. Larry has been appointed as a Parenting Coordinator and has interviewed children on numerous occasions as part of these roles. Larry was named a Leading Practitioner in B.C. for the family law practice area in the 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.

Larry was appointed Queen's Counsel in 2008.


LL.B., University of British Columbia, 1971

Bar Admissions

British Columbia, 1972

Recent Awards & Recognitions

Listed in Best Lawyers in Canada in Family Law, 2022

Listed in Best Lawyers in Canada in Family Law, 2021

Listed in Best Lawyers in Canada in Family Law, 2020

Leading Practitioner in B.C. for Family Law practice area in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, 2019

Appointed Queen’s Counsel, 2008

Video Conferencing

Larry is available for virtual mediation and virtual arbitration.

Practice Areas


Lawrence A. Kahn, QC

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