Darren Zakus


Darren chose to go into law to apply his problem-solving skills and analytical thinking skills and decided to practice at Paperclip Law after completing his articles to focus his practice on helping individuals and giving back to the North Shore, where he was born and raised.

Darren attended the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia and specialized in finance. After graduating from the University of British Columbia, Darren worked in the Vancouver film industry in the accounting departments on television series, before completing his law degree at the University of Calgary in Alberta. During his law school career, Darren spent a semester abroad at the University of Glasgow in Scotland and traveled throughout Europe. Before joining Paperclip Law, Darren completed his articles at a small firm in downtown Vancouver.

Darren primarily practices real estate law and estate planning and administration. In his practice, Darren helps his clients with their legal matters using plain language, attention to detail, and empathy to help them meet their needs and achieve their goals.

When Darren isn’t at the office he enjoys hiking the local trails and watching as many movies as possible, he has become our office movie expert!