Albina Moran

Albina Moran
Albina’s practice is concentrated in the area of commercial law with an emphasis on commercial and industrial real estate sales and purchases, property development, mortgage financing, mortgage sale and foreclosure proceedings, and leasing.

Albina Moran

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Albina’s practice is concentrated in the area of commercial law with an emphasis on commercial and industrial real estate sales and purchases, property development, mortgage financing, mortgage sale and foreclosure proceedings, and leasing.  Her practice also includes corporate law, administration of pension funds, and conservation easement related matters.

She has worked on many complex mortgage financing transactions involving commercial real estate with various elements of property development.  She has also been a member of inter-firm legal teams acting for clients on major acquisitions, mergers and sales of businesses involving real estate portfolios.

Currently Albina is the Chair of the National Real Property Section.  She is also a director and the Chair of the Board of Regents of The University of Winnipeg from which she received her Bachelor of Arts in 1984.


Education:

University of Winnipeg B.A., 1984
University of Manitoba LL.B., 1988

Call to the Bar:

Manitoba, 1989

Achievements:

Named in the 2012 - 2017 Best Lawyers in Canada in the area of Real Estate Law.

Legal Teachings:

Albina has acted as a seminar leader in the Real Property Section of The Manitoba Bar Admission course sponsored by The Manitoba Law Society where she also participates as a lecturer in The Manitoba Law Society’s continuing Legal Education Program.

Community Involvements:

Currently:

Director and Chair of the Board of Regents for the University of Winnipeg;

Chair of the National Real Property Section;

Vice-President of the Governance Committee for the University of Winnipeg;

Member of the University of Winnipeg Audit Committee; and

Member of the University of Winnipeg Alumni Council.

Past President and Director of:

The Pediatric Oncology Family Centre of Manitoba Inc. (Ronald McDonald House);

The YM-YWCA of Winnipeg;

Member of the Riverview Health Centre Board of Directors.

Past Director of:

Board of Trustees of the United Way of Winnipeg;

YWCA National Board; and

Rainbow Stage

 

Past:

Chair of The Mental Health Review Board panel

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    Effective December 5, 2011, the Manitoba Land Titles Offices implemented the following rules regarding the witnessing of Land Titles Office documents. It should be noted that the rules pertaining to who may sign have not changed. Only the rules pertaining to the witnessing of signatures have changed. It is no longer sufficient or necessary that a corporation affix its corporate seal over the signatures of its proper signatories. All persons signing on behalf of a corporation must have their signature witnessed on those documents requiring a witness, such as a Transfer of Land or a Mortgage. The witness cannot be a person who signs the document on behalf of the corporation.

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