Mike Mangan, B. Comm., LL.B.
Called to the British Columbia bar for 35 years, Mike Mangan is an experienced lawyer, teacher and author. Recognized for his ability to describe legal matters in plain terms, he has appeared on CTV and Shaw television, and on CBC, CKNW and CFUN radio in Vancouver. Mike has also been the subject of newspaper articles in the Vancouver Sun, Business In Vancouver and the Victoria Times Colonist.
Mike was the first Practice Standards Advisor for the Law Society of British Columbia. He has helped design programs to teach lawyers, notaries and real estate agents to avoid claims. In 2007, Mike was also appointed a member of the British Columbia Law Institute’s Society Act Reform Project, where he helped to draft proposed new legislation for non-profit societies in BC.
Until July 2009, Mike served for eight years as an Adjunct Professor of Law in the Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia. Mike continues to teach real estate law in the Real Estate Division, of the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia, where he has taught for the last 23 years. Among British Columbia’s real estate boards, Mike is a well-known lecturer who, by a conservative estimate, has taught thousands of real estate licensees since 1992.
Mike is the author of various texts for lawyers as well as the bestselling book The Condominium Manual: A Comprehensive Guide to the Strata Property Act now in its third edition. The originator of the British Columbia Real Estate Association's Legal Update courses, Mike wrote every Residential Legal Update course from 1994 to 2011. He is also the originator of the former strata law course, Condo 101 and Condo 202, as well as the former course regarding the Real Estate Services Act. Mike is also one of the principal authors of the British Columbia Real Estate Association's Legally Speaking, a comprehensive review of court cases and Council decisions.
- Real Estate E&O Insurance Legal Update: 2017