Real estate

Co-sharing versus commercial leases: The law of shared office spaces

Co-sharing versus commercial leases: The law of shared office spaces

As the popularity of shared office spaces explodes, new legal issues have arisen

Real estate used by pharmaceutical companies are a natural home for new cannabis businesses

Real estate used by pharmaceutical companies are a natural home for new cannabis businesses

Old pharmaceutical or health facilities, which were regulated with Health Canada, are a logical choice

Canadian lawyers help real estate investors navigate international property deals

Canadian lawyers help real estate investors navigate international property deals

‘Dirt’ lawyers plough international property deals with a whole new set of legal and business issues

Law Society of B.C. to carry out more law firm audits

Law Society of B.C. to carry out more law firm audits

The Law Society of B.C. is stepping up audits of law firms that handle trust accounts in practice areas it deems high risk.

B.C.’s real estate owner requirements a huge burden for clients, say lawyers

B.C.’s real estate owner requirements a huge burden for clients, say lawyers

Complying with British Columbia’s new real estate owner reporting requirements will create a lot of legal work and raise the price of real estate transactions, lawyers say.

Construction lien reform

Construction lien reform

As Ontario prepares to enact the second phase of its construction lien legislation, the other provinces are considering or implementing a similar new prompt payment and adjudication regime.