Lisa Stiver’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial law, with particular emphasis on commercial transactions, and on real property conveyancing, leasing and financing. She acts for a diverse list of lenders across Canada in secured lender financing transactions for Manitoba-based owners.


As well, Lisa has significant experience in providing advice on tendering and procurement law in both the private and public sector. She has represented clients in Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, and British Columbia, in providing transactional advice and drafting of procurement documents to public institutions in all sectors of government.


Lisa is currently the Chair of the TDS Management Committee, after serving as a member from 2017-the present, as well as the Chair of the firm’s Business Law Practice Group. She is also on the firm’s Student Committee, having chaired it from 2012-2019.

  • Primary Practice Area

    Corporate & Commercial Law

  • Services

    Corporate & Commercial Law

    Intellectual Property

    Property & Development

    Technology Law


    Financial Services

    Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

    Agency Services

  • 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.

  • Industries


    Financial Services

    Health Care

    Life Sciences & Biotechnology

    Public Sector & Crown Corporations

    Commercial Real Estate & Property Development 

    Information & Communication Technology (ICT)

  • Bar Admissions

    She was called to the Bar in Manitoba in 1999.

  • Achievements

    Lexpert's Leading Lawyers Under 40 - 2011

  • In the Community

    Chairperson, Misericordia Health Centre Foundation

    Member of United Way Finance and Administrative Committee

    Member of the "Y" Sports dinner Committee in support of the JCC Rady Centre

    Lex Mundi's global Opportunities for Advancement and Leadership for Women in the Legal Profession ("GOAL")

    Vice-President of Nor’West Co-op Community Health Care Centre, Inc.

    Director and Past President of Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers

    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)

  • Legal Teachings

    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) and Virtual Assessor for the Practice Readiness Education Program (PREP).

    "Supply Chain Canada, Manitoba Institute" Contract administration course (2010 to present)

    Winnipeg Construction Association Construction in the Law course on Competitive Bid law (2015 to present)

    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

  • Speaking Engagements

    How the Big Ones do their Shopping panelist, Centrallia Manitoba, 2014

    RFPs and the Tendering process: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly, September 2010

    Manitoba Heavy Construction Association: Construction and Competitive Bid Law


Lisa Stiver's Events