Peter Collins: Lawyer with Field Law

Peter Collins

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Peter Collins is a partner with Field Law. He is also the leader of Calgary's Business Law Group.
Phone403 260 8516

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Practice Areas

  • Business
  • Transactional and Corporate
  • Commercial Real Estate
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 403 260 8516
Fax: 403 264 7084
http://www.fieldlaw.com/lawyer_overview.asp?lawyerID=36
 
University Universite de Sherbrooke, Dalhousie University, 1981
 
Law SchoolComparative Law Certificate, Comparative Law Program; University of Alberta, Bachelor of Laws, 1982
 
Admitted1983, Alberta
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations

Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Real Property - Commercial Section (South) Past Chair 2014-Present

Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Real Property - Commercial Section (South) Chair 2012-2014

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

National Association of Industrial and Office Properties Member 2006-Present

 
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).

Honors & 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

Leaderships

Professional Associations

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

Volunteer, Pro Bono, and Community Organizations

Calgary Elbow Wildrose Alliance Constituency Association President 2012-2013

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

SkiMeisters Alpine Racers Board Member 2000-2002

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

Published Work

Articles

Title Publication Date

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

The E-Commerce Puzzle The Entrepreneur April 2000

Leave No Stone Unturned The Corporate Advantage April 2000

Landlords, Competition and the Law Bricks & Mortar Spring 2000

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

DCTs Go Into History Bricks & Mortar Winter 1999

Assignments, Consents and Unreasonable Landlords Bricks & Mortar Winter 1999

Be Ethical or Be Sued Bricks & Mortar Winter 1999

Lease Renewal Options December 1999

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

When your wish is the law Fall 1999

DCT's Go Into History The Entrepreneur October 1999

Eaton's - A First Class Liquidation Field Law Summer 1999

Reasonable Commercial Efforts, What Does it Mean? Spring 1999

Government Abolishes General Register Bricks & Mortar Summer 1998

Lease Indemnifiers Escape Liability Bricks & Mortar Spring 1998

New Law Makes Building Trespess Illegal Field Law February 1998

Presentations

Lecturer / Teaching Positions

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

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: Presentation Audience Date

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

Volunteer Probono

Calgary Elbow Wildrose Alliance Constituency Association President 2012-2013

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

 
Reported CasesReported cases: Peter and are representative of Peter's experience. Kalau v. Dahl [1985] A.J. No. 572 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 1985
 
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Peter Collins

400 - 604 1 Street SW
CalgaryAB T2P 1M7




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