Meet the team

Nick Tenev

lawyer & OWNER

Having started his career at one of Canada’s largest and most respected law firms, Nick Tenev is experienced in complex legal issues, working under pressure, and delivering outstanding results. Nick also has experience working in-house at Royal Bank of Canada’s legal team in downtown Toronto. Prior to law, Nick worked as an engineer in Canada’s nuclear industry.

Monica Gerges

lawyer

Monica’s legal practice includes business, real estate, wills, and estates law. Clients appreciate Monica’s personal approach to law, one that stems from her belief that all clients are unique and deserve services catered to their specific needs. She takes the time to get to know her clients in order to ensure their goals and concerns are met.

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Max Shin

lawyer

After graduating from the prestigious University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Max Shin started his career at several top Toronto business and tax law firms where he gained in-depth experience in complicated tax and corporate issues. Max has experience with corporate law, tax law, and tax litigation including resolving CRA related disputes. Whether structuring corporate deals or fighting the CRA, Max Shin is passionate about helping his clients achieve excellent results and helping their businesses succeed.

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Sukhpreet Bhogiwal

law clerk

Sukhpreet has experience in real estate transactions, including purchases, sales, mortgages, and private mortgages. She is committed to delivering outstanding client service and excellent results.

Cornelia Luna

Administrative assistant

Cornelia is the administrative assistant at our Barrie location. She is experienced in various real estate matters and general office administration. She ensures the office is running smoothly and is passionate about helping clients succeed.

About Cowan & Carter

The firm traces its roots back to 1903. Throughout the years, it has evolved in many ways but has stayed true to delivering excellent legal services. The current principal of Cowan & Carter is Nick Tenev who took over the firm from Leon B. Carter (now retired),  a highly respected lawyer that served the community for over 40 years. Prior to Cowan & Carter, Nick Tenev started his career at one of Canada’s largest and most respected law firms. He is experienced in complex legal issues, working under pressure, and delivering outstanding results. Give us a call to speak with a lawyer who will deliver excellent results at a fair price!

Why choose us?

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Client Focused

Every client is treated with importance.

Dependable

Excellent legal advice you can count on.

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Accessible

Talk to your lawyer directly and promptly.

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Fair Pricing

Cost-effective. Competitive fees.