Lawrence has been working in public practice for over 25 years and was a business auditor with the Canada Revenue agency for 7 years. He founded EPR Richmond, a firm specializing in accounting, assurance, taxation, corporate reorganization, mergers and acquisitions, and estate planning, in 1988.
He was a serving member of the practice review committee of the Certified General Association for 10 years. In 2008, Lawrence was presented with the Harold Clarke Award for Service in recognition of outstanding service to the Association and to the community and charitable organizations.
Lawrence is also a registered immigration consultant and has helped numerous new immigrants to establish businesses in Canada and to reunite with family members overseas.
In his free time, Lawrence enjoys golfing and travelling.