Lisa Stiver’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial law, with particular emphasis on commercial transactions, and on real property conveyancing, leasing and financing. As well, Lisa has significant experience in providing advice on intellectual property and technology law, government tendering and procurement, and healthcare administration matters.
EDUCATION: Lisa graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba in 1995 with Distinction, and received her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Manitoba in 1998.
CALL TO THE BAR: She was called to the Bar in Manitoba in 1999.
ACHIEVEMENTS: Lexpert's Leading Lawyers Under 40 - 2011
LEGAL TEACHINGS: Seasonal lecturer in Robson Hall Law School, University of Manitoba, The Art of the deal course (2004 to present)
Seminar presenter, author of written materials and Learning Group Facilitator for The Centre for Professional Legal Education program (CPLED) for the Law Society of Manitoba (2005 to present)
OTHER SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS: The Advanced Course on Public Procurement, Osgoode Hall Law School
Developing and Drafting Procurement Documents, The Canadian Institute’s Intensive Training Course, June 28-29, 2011
Contract Management and Challenges, CCCA 2011 Spring Training Camp, April 3, 2011
Prairie Real Estate Guide on Commercial tenancies, CCH Limited 2007
Directors and Officers Liability - Volunteer and Not-For-Profit Boards, April 2008
RFPs and the Tendering process: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly, September 2010
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Member of United Way Finance and Administrative Committee.
Member of the "Y" Sports dinner Committee in support of the JCC Rady Centre
Cast member, Chicago, Manitoba Theatre Centre/Manitoba Bar Association joint production (May 2008)
Cast member, The Producers, Manitoba Theatre Centre/Manitoba Bar Association joint production (May 2010)
Lex Mundi's global Opportunities for Advancement and Leadership for Women in the Legal Profession ("GOAL")
Past President of Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers
Vice-President of Nor’West Co-op Community Health Care Centre, Inc.
Tendering And Procurement
The law of tendering and procurement for goods and services has been an area of mounting litigation over the past few years, the result of which is a breadth of case law rapidly emerging in this already complex and confusing area of law. However, one case stands out among the masses and has people sitting up to take notice - the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in February of this year of Tercon Contractors Ltd. v. British Columbia (Tercon). Read more...