Peter Collins: Lawyer with Field Law

Peter Collins

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Calgary,  AB  Canada
Phone403 260 8516

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Practice Areas

  • Business
  • Transactional and Corporate
  • Commercial Real Estate
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Alberta, Bachelor of Laws, 1982
 
Admitted1983, Alberta
 
Biography

Peter carries on a wide-ranging business law practice, providing strategic advice to clients, and leading teams in acquisition transactions. Peter articled with the firm and practiced as a litigator for five years. He also has corporate counsel experience from his time as counsel in Petro-Canada's head office law department. Peter also has extensive experience in commercial property matters (acquisitions and leasing, in particular).

Accreditations, Certifications and Continuing Education

Comparative Law Certificate, Comparative Law Program; Universite de Sherbrooke, Dalhousie University, 1981

Professional Associations

Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Real Property - Commercial Section (South), Chair, 2012-Present

Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Real Property - Commercial Section (South), Vice-Chair, 2011-2012

Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Real Property - Commercial Section (South), Executive Member, 2009-2010

Law Society of Alberta, 1983-Present

Alberta Law Review, Editorial Board, 1980-1982

Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), Registered Trade Mark Agent, 1993-2013

International Council of Shopping Centers, Membership, Member, 2012-Present

Honours and Awards

George Bligh O'Connor Silver Medal in Law, University of Alberta, 1982

Jones Black Scholarship for Highest Academic Achievement in First Year Law

Bishop & McKenzie Prize in Company and Commercial Law

Chief Justice L.S. Turcotte Award

Faculty of Law Dean's List, 1981-1982

Province of Alberta Scholarship

Volunteer of the Year award, SkiMeisters Alpine Racers, 2002

Presentations

As a service to our clients, our lawyers regularly present at seminars and speaking engagements to audiences in cities across Alberta, the Northwest Territories and North America.

Lecturer / Teaching Positions

The following is a list of lectures, classes, seminars or speaking engagements given or taught by Peter:

Law Courses for Real Property Administrators, Mount Royal College, 1996 & 1998

Sessional Lecturer: Bar Admission Course - Real Estate, Legal Education Society of Alberta, 1995

Past Presentations

The following is a list of presentations, seminars or speaking engagements previously given by Peter:

Understanding Landlord and Tenant Rights in Today's Changing Market (Panelist), Calgary Real Estate Leasing Conference, May 2013

Commercial Property Transactions, Calgary Real Estate Board - Commercial Realtors, June 2012

Negotiating in Today's Market, Calgary Real Estate Leasing Conference, June 2012

Commercial Leases - Rights and Remedies, Calgary Real Estate Board - Commercial Realtors, November 2011

Calgary Real Estate Leasing Conference - Green Leases and Green Buildings, Commercial Property Owners, Brokers and Property Managers, October 2011

Commercial Leasing - Negotiating a Commercial Property Lease, May 2010

Commercial Leasing Landlord Rights & Remedies, Field Law Clients and Guests, November 17, 2009

Calgary Real Estate Leasing Conference, Commercial Property Owners, Brokers and Property Managers, 2009

Calgary Real Estate Leasing Conference, Commercial Property Owners, Brokers and Property Managers, 2008

Basics of Licensing Technology & Software, Field Law Clients and Guests, April 2006

Commercial Leasing, CBA Young Lawyers section, 2002 and 2006

Bar Admission Course - Real Estate, Legal Education Society of Alberta, 1995

Published Works

We are committed to keeping our clients educated and informed on the issues affecting them. The following published works were written, or contributed to, by Peter.

Articles

Disasters and Property Leases - Don't get hit twice, The Advisor, December 2012

Battle of the Forms, The Advisor, Spring 2011

Software Licensing, The Advisor, Spring 2010

Slip, Fall and Pay, Bricks & Mortar, December 2000

Landlords, Competition and the Law, Bricks & Mortar, Spring 2000

Leave No Stone Unturned, The Corporate Advantage, April 2000

The E-Commerce Puzzle, The Entrepreneur, April 2000

Paperless Documents - Part of the E-Commerce Puzzle, The Entrepreneur, 2000

Use 'Em or Lose 'Em?, Bricks & Mortar, December 1999

DCT's Go Into History, The Entrepreneur, October 1999

Volunteer / Pro Bono

Our lawyers have a strong commitment to their communities volunteering in a broad range of sectors often in leadership capacities. As a Firm, we recognize, applaud and support their efforts. Below are some of the community, volunteer or pro bono committments Peter has made.

Calgary Elbow Wildrose Alliance Constituency Association, President, 2012-Present

Calgary Elbow Wildrose Alliance Constituency Association, Vice President - Communications, 2009-2011

Sunshine Alpine Racers, Vice President, Communications, 2006-2008

Alpine Racing Programs (Alpine Chair) - Sunshine Alpine Racers, Vice-President, 2004-2006

Sunshine Alpine Racers, Board Member, 2003-2008

, Member, Alpine Chairs Committee, 2004-2006

SkiMeisters Alpine Racers, Board Member, 2000-2002

Mayfair Bel-Aire Community Association, Board Member, 1995-2000

City of Calgary Approving Authority for Campaigns for Public Contributions, Chair, 1988-1988

Theatre Calgary Banff/Calgary Road Race, Member, Organizing Committee, 1985-1986

Alpine Canada Alpin, National Official, 1999-2009

Conservative Party of Canada, Member,

Building Owners and Managers Association, Former Member,

Calgary Chamber of Commerce, Former Member,

City of Calgary Approving Authority for Campaigns for Public Contributions, Member, 1987-1988

 
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Peter Collins

400 - 604 1 Street SW
CalgaryAB T2P 1M7




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