Rick‘s principal area of practice is real estate law, with particular emphasis on and expertise in commercial sale, purchase, financing and lease transactions. Rick‘s practice also includes mortgage sale and foreclosure proceedings, a wide range of commercial/business transactions, advising pension funds on pension related issues, and the areas of wills and estates. Rick is also qualified (through the Arbitration and Mediation Institute of Manitoba) to conduct arbitrations, which he confines to commercial and real estate issues.
EDUCATION: University of Manitoba, B.A., 1969, LL.B., 1972
CALL TO THE BAR: Manitoba, 1973
ACHIEVEMENTS: 2013 Best Lawyers Winnipeg Lawyer of the Year for Real Estate Law
2013 Canadian Lexpert Leading Practitioner for Property Development
Designated as one of Canada‘s top 500 Lawyers by Lexpert Magazine, and is referred to in a number of similar publications in the area of real estate law in particular.
Rick has been included in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2010: Leading Practitioners for his work in Property Development Law.
Rick has also been included in the Best Lawyers 2010 Listing for Real Estate Law.
LEGAL TEACHINGS: Rick was for some years the lecturer in the third year real estate law course at the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law.