MUNICIPAL COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS & CONTRACTING
Municipalities across Alberta seek Brownlee’s advice when they undertake complex transactions and projects, including:

  • the negotiating and drafting of operating agreements, supply agreements and management agreements
  • borrowing and lending
  • the creation of municipal corporations and other entities
  • purchase, sale, lease, subdivision and development of land
  • public private partnerships
  • grant programs and grant agreements
  • software and intellectual property licensing

MUNICIPAL REAL ESTATE SERVICES
Much of what municipalities do involves the real estate they own and maintain. Brownlee helps ensure municipalities meet their obligations by utilizing the expertise of practitioners with a breadth of experience in many different areas of municipal real estate services. Our areas of experience include:

  • the preparation of purchase and sale agreements
  • the subdivision and sale of lands
  • land acquisitions and sales
  • road acquisitions and sales
  • leasing
  • licensing
  • restricted covenants
  • utility rights of way
  • conservation agreements
  • access agreements
  • gravel leases
  • road closures

A LEADING ADVISOR FOR MUNICIPALITIES
Brownlee’s long-time clients have learned to call us early in any process. The earlier we are contacted, the more thoughtfully and efficiently we are able to guide clients through the options available to them. This allows us to successfully narrow these options down to the ones with the best possible outcomes.

PRACTICE TEAM

KELLEY FISKE-NIELSEN lawyer

Tel: 1-403-260-1464
Email: kfiskenielsen@brownleelaw.com

DEREK J. KING managing partner, Calgary

Tel: 1-403-260-1472
Email: dking@brownleelaw.com

JOHN C. MCDONNELL partner

Tel: 1-780-497-4801
Email:jmcdonnell@brownleelaw.com

DYLAN G. MUSCAT lawyer

Tel: 1-780-497-4887
Email: dmuscat@brownleelaw.com

MARLENA (MARNY) S. PAUL lawyer

Tel: 1-403-260-5314
Email: mpaul@brownleelaw.com

LORNE I. RANDA partner

Tel: 1-780-497-4832
Email: lranda@brownleelaw.com

HAYLEY C. TARNASKY lawyer

Tel: 1-780-497-4871
Email: htarnasky@brownleelaw.com

RODD C. THORKELSSON partner

Tel: 1-780-497-4843
Email: rthorkelsson@brownleelaw.com