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Robert P. Assaly, QC

Partner

Practice areas

Real Estate Law

  • Acquisition and development of lands and buildings
  • Purchases and sales of the commercial real estate and residential properties
  • Leasing of commercial, industrial and residential properties
  • Represent contractors, labourers, and suppliers in project developments, o/a as Builders’ Lien
  • Condominium law and development
  • Project development of commercial, industrial and residential properties
  • Real Property Financing
  • Real Estate and Property Development
  • Business Law
  • Corporate counseling
  • Commercial transactions, agreements, and leasing
  • Commercial financing

Experience

Ogilvie LLP

Partner, 1981 - Present

Associate, 1979 - 1980

Canadian National Railways

Corporate Counsel,

1976 - 1979

Duncan & Craig

Student-At-Law & Associate,

1976 - 1979


Education

Bachelor of Laws - University of Alberta, 1975

Bachelor of Science - University of Alberta, 1971


Professional activities & memberships

  • Appointed Queen’s Counsel, 1994
  • Law Society of Alberta, 1976
  • Canadian Bar Association
    • Past Vice-Chairman, Real Estate Section
  •  Canadian Condominium Institute
    •  ACCI Designation
  •  Lecturer on real estate law for the Canadian Bar Association Mid-Winter Meetings, the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Education, the Edmonton Real Estate Board, and various real estate firms
  •  Developers on Condominium Bare Land Development
    •  Consultant
  • Alberta Home Builders’ Association and the Edmonton Home Builders’ Association
    • The first lawyer to be President of both associations
  • Edmonton Home Builders’ Association
    • Past Director for 25 years and Speaker

Community activities & memberships

  • Past Director, Economic Development Edmonton
  • Member of Fundraising Committee, Provincial Conservative Party, Whitemud Constituency
  • Past Member, Mayor’s Task Force on Business Policy Review
  • Greater Edmonton Home Builders’ Association
  • Edmonton Chamber of Commerce
  • Estate Planning Counsel
  • Urban Development Institute of Alberta
  • Past Chairman, Edmonton Section, Trade and Financing, United Way
  • Past Chairman and Director, Kidney Foundation of Canada, Edmonton Chapter, Kidney Foundation of Canada
  • Past Director, Edmonton Huskies Junior Football Team
  • Past Coach, girls’ community league softball
  • Associate of the Canadian Condominium Institute
  • Past Senator of the University of Alberta
  • Director, ManCap Foundation
  • Rotarian, Rotary Club of Edmonton, 1993 – Present