For over 20 years, Cobbett & Cotton has been voted
“Best Law Firm in Burnaby” by the readers of the Burnaby Now Newspaper.
— Meet the Team
Cobbett & Cotton has been serving Burnaby and all of Greater Vancouver for over 60 years in the areas of ICBC injury claims, real estate, wills and estates, corporate and commercial work, as well as estate litigation and family law matters. For the past 14 years, Cobbett & Cotton has been voted “Best Law Firm in Burnaby” by the readers of the Burnaby Now Newspaper. We’re committed to providing our clients friendly service and the best results possible from a practical and business-oriented perspective.
Jeff Kuhl is the principal of Cobbett & Cotton. He graduated from law school at the University of Manitoba in 1996 and practises primarily in the areas of private lending, wills, and estates. He has also acted on numerous corporate, commercial and franchise matters. Jeff credits his wife, colleagues, dynamic staff, and business partners with the growth and success of the firm’s practice. When not at the office, you will find Jeff spending time with his family, on a back country ski tour or riding his motorcycle.
Bob works primarily on real estate and banking issues, small property development projects, including subdivisions and strata developments. Bob has taught conveyancing courses with Continuing Legal Education; contributing to their Conveyancing Desk Book, led “Buying and Selling Real Estate” classes for the Burnaby School Board and lectured in Professional Legal Training Courses on the conveyance process. He has led information sessions for bankers and real estate agents.
Bob graduated from UBC Law School and was called to the BC Bar in 1984. He has practiced law at Cobbett & Cotton since 2002. He has been long-time runner, having completed over a dozen marathons and half-marathons and the Knee-Knackering Run. He also inherited his father’s curling gene. He has been a member of the Gay and Lesbian Business Association and was active in the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity and the BC Student Leadership Conference Association over the years.
Richard practices in the areas of corporate/commercial law, wills and estates, the latter being of his particular interest. Before joining Cobbett & Cotton he was a Wills & Trusts Consultant with a national trust company. Mr. Double has been a member of the Estate Planning Council of Vancouver since 1997.
He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Wilfred Laurier University, his Master of Arts from Carleton University’s Institute of Soviet and East European Studies, and his Bachelor of Law from the University of Ottawa. Richard was called to the bar in British Columbia in 1994 and joined Cobbett & Cotton in 1999. He is otherwise kept busy being a husband and father and as time allows, participates in hiking, biking, and running.
Peter Coady is an associate in Cobbett & Cotton’s real estate financing and private lending group. His practice focuses on private lending transactions secured by mortgages against residential and commercial properties. Peter is experienced in negotiating and drafting loan documentation, from family loans to secure a relative’s first home purchase, to commercial loans used towards opening a new business.
Born and raised in Vancouver, Peter obtained his law degree from the University of British Columbia in 2018 and was called to the Bar in British Columbia in 2019. In his spare time, he enjoys surfing in Tofino, hiking around the North Shore, golfing in the interior of BC or playing hockey at a local rink.
Michael practices real estate law assisting clients with buying and selling residential and commercial real estate and obtaining mortgage financing from lenders. Michael also assists clients with non-family law agreements such as cohabitation agreements, marriage agreements and separation agreements. Before joining Cobbett & Cotton, he practiced primarily in family law with a particular focus on high-net worth divorce and high conflict family law matters, civil litigation, real estate and wills and estates.
Michael obtained his Bachelor of Arts from UBC, a Master of Arts from U of T, a Juris Doctor from Queen’s University and was called to the bar in both Ontario and British Columbia in 2015. When he is not in the office, Michael is kept busy by his young family, enjoys experimenting in the kitchen and supporting his favorite soccer team, Arsenal FC, from afar. Michael is fluent in Cantonese.
Sam Gill is an associate in Cobbett & Cotton’s real estate financing and private lending group. His practice focuses on representing private lenders on private lending transactions secured by mortgages against residential and commercial properties. Before joining Cobbett & Cotton, Sam had a general solicitor practice, practicing in the areas of wills and estates, real estate and corporate and commercial law.
Born and raised in British Columbia, Sam obtained his Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University before deciding to move down under and obtained his Juris Doctor from Bond University in Gold Coast, Australia. In his spare time, Sam enjoys playing soccer and more recently has moved toward coaching the youth in the community. Sam is an avid traveller and enjoys trying out all the different cuisines Vancouver has to offer.
Neha practices in the area of real estate law. She received her National Committee on Accreditation certification from the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. Neha also passed the Sub Mortgage Broker License Exam from UBC, Sauder School of Business. After being called to the Bar in British Columbia in 2021, she practiced in the field of family law with a leading company in Vancouver.
Neha received a Bachelor of Law and Commerce from the University of Delhi and practiced Law in India where she represented matters in the Supreme Court and in various courts at different levels. Apart from law she has interest in various aspects of anthropology and Vedic literature. She is fluent in Hindi, Punjabi and has basic proficiency in French.