Mel Bittman



Mel is an associate in the Commercial Real Estate group in our Vancouver office.

She has a broad range of experience in real estate matters, including acquisitions and dispositions, commercial leasing, project financing and land development.

Prior to joining BLG, Mel practiced commercial real estate law at a national firm in Vancouver.


  • Acting for vendors and purchasers in the acquisition and disposition of commercial, industrial, and residential properties, including large, multi-jurisdictional portfolios.
  • Advising landlords and tenants on a variety of commercial leasing matters.
  • Acting for borrowers and lenders in connection with real estate financing transactions.
  • Assisting developers with all aspects of commercial, residential, and mixed-use developments and master-planned communities.
  • Advising developers on compliance with the Real Estate Development and Marketing Act.
  • Advising clients on land use and municipal planning matters, including subdivision, zoning, rezoning and permitting.

Bar Admission & Education

  • British Columbia, 2018
  • JD, University of Alberta, 2017
  • Master of Arts, University of British Columbia, 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of British Columbia, 2009