Join us for Real Property Law Essentials in Edmonton (February 21) or Calgary (February 27), and explore strategies for effectively addressing common real property law issues. Discuss adverse possession, partitions and sales, subdivisions, bare land condominiums, and more.
MEET THE FACULTY
Jeff Fixsen | Duncan Craig LLP | Edmonton
Jeff Fixsen is a partner and Co-Leader of the Business Solutions Practice Group who loves to assist owner-managed businesses succeed in growing their business. From start-ups to succession planning, Jeff enjoys all aspects of advising entrepreneurs, family-owned businesses, partnerships and joint ventures on legal issues to achieve success. Read more.
Gavin Fitch QC | McLennan Ross LLP | Calgary
Gavin Fitch QC practices in the areas of environmental and energy regulatory law. He regularly represents clients before administrative tribunals such as the Alberta Energy Regulator (formerly the Energy Resources Conservation Board and the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board), the Alberta Utilities Commission, the National Energy Board, the Alberta Environmental Appeals Board, and the Surface Rights Board and the Land Compensation Board. Read more.
Nolan Johnson | Huckvale LLP | Lethbridge
Nolan was born and raised in Lethbridge. He attended the University of Alberta, obtaining a Bachelor of Science (2002) and Bachelor of Laws (2005) degrees. As Nolan is fluent in Spanish, he minored in Spanish as well during his undergraduate studies prior to law school. Upon graduation, Nolan articled and gained valuable experience at Carscallen LLP, a prominent law firm in downtown Calgary. After 2 years, he moved home to begin practice in Lethbridge at Huckvale Wilde Harvie MacLennan LLP. In 2009, Nolan accepted an in-house position with a Calgary based biofuels company where he acted as General Counsel. Nolan re-joined the firm in the spring of 2011. Read more.
Hugh Willis | Willis Law | Edmonton
Hugh Willis was called to the Alberta bar in 2005. He is a graduate of the University of Alberta Faculty of Law, class of 2004. In 2000, Hugh completed his undergraduate degree in the Applied Energy Program at the University of Calgary Department of Economics, where he graduated with Dean’s List standing. Hugh has appeared before the Alberta Court of Appeal, the Court of Queen’s Bench, the Provincial Court of Alberta, the Immigration and Refugee Board, and the Immigration Appeal Division. Read more.
William Dushenski | Blakely + Dushenski | Edmonton
William Dushenski shares a valued, common sense approach to real estate law and related litigation with his clients. He also maintains a personal injury practice, which allows him to assist clients involved in the most severe injuries including estate claims. He is a past program Director and Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Civil Litigation Section in which he continues to be active. He is also a member of the Real Estate, Construction Law, and Insurance Sections. Mr. Dushenski has appeared in trial and Appeal Courts throughout Alberta and the NWT. Read more.
Andrea Willey | Duncan Craig LLP | Edmonton
Andrea Willey is an associate practicing in both Duncan Craig’s Financial Services and Family Solutions practice groups. In her Financial Services practice, she focuses primarily on foreclosure and enforcement proceedings. She has represented clients before the Alberta Provincial Court and the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta. Read more.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Lawyers are commonly faced with a variety of issues and challenges when managing real property law matters. Having a solid understanding of these issues as well as practical, useful strategies to help guide you through the process can be extremely beneficial.
Examine how property rights are protected under Canadian law and learn about the contractual restraints on property ownership. Analyze land use legislation, area structure plans, and Enduring Powers of Attorney in regard to real property sale and distribution.
Explore jurisprudence relating to:
- property assessments,
- business revitalization assessments, and
- local improvement taxes, planning, and development.
Register online to attend Real Property Law Essentials in Edmonton (February 21) or Calgary (February 27). Register on or before January 16 to take advantage of our early bird discount. View the brochure for details.