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Robert P. Assaly, QC

Partner

Practice areas

Real Estate Law

  • Acquisition and development of land and buildings
  • Purchases and sales of the commercial real estate and residential properties
  • Leasing of commercial, industrial and residential properties
  • Condominium law and development
  • Represent developers and builders in project developments
  • Project development of commercial, industrial and residential properties
  • Real Property Financing
  • Business Law
  • Corporate commercial counselling
  • 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
  • Member, Canadian Condominium Institute
  • Lecturer on real estate law for the Canadian Bar Association Mid-Winter Meetings, the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Extension, the Edmonton Real Estate Board, and various real estate firms
  • Member, Canadian Homebuilders’ Association, Edmonton since 1981
  • Alberta Home Builders’ Association and the Edmonton Home Builders’ Association
    • The first lawyer to be President of both
  • Edmonton Home Builders’ Association, Director for 25 years and Speaker

Community activities & memberships

  • Past Director, Economic Development Edmonton
  • Past Member, Mayor’s Task Force on Business Policy Review
  • Greater Edmonton Home Builders’ Association
  • Edmonton Chamber of Commerce
  • 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
  • Member, Canadian Condominium Institute
  • Past Senator of the University of Alberta
  • Rotarian, Rotary Club of Edmonton, 1993 – 2015