RLR’s Real Estate lawyers provide a full range of legal services including services related to residential and commercial conveyancing, leasing and commercial tenancies, land use regulation, condominium law (also known as strata property law), zoning and by-law issues, municipal and environmental matters and real estate disputes of every description.
RLR’s work in the area includes past experience acting on behalf of individuals, corporations, and a range of institutional and government clients. As one of the most well-established and largest law firms in the mid, South and North Vancouver Island regions, RLR’s collective experience with local and regional real estate markets provides us with a unique depth of knowledge in representing our clients in all matters concerning their real estate holdings.
Indigenous land ownership and land located on reserves
There may be additional considerations that apply if you are an Indigenous person who owns land on a reserve. Visit our Aboriginal Law practice page for more information.
B.C. Land Owner Transparency Register
On November 30, 2020, the Land Owner Transparency Act (“LOTA”) came into force in British Columbia. This legislation will impact almost everyone who acquires or currently holds an interest in land through a corporation, partnership, or trust.
Learn more about the LOTA, who is affected, and how to comply with the Act’s requirements in our blog post B.C. Introduces Land Owner Transparency Register.
If you have questions or concerns about the new Act or the Register we invite you to contact us.
On November 30, 2020, the Land Owner Transparency Act (“LOTA”) came into force in B.C. This legislation will impact almost everyone who acquires or currently holds an interest in land through a corporation, partnership, or trust. In particular, LOTA: requires disclosure by individuals who hold, directly or indirectly, beneficial interests in land in British Columbia through a…
Early in July, Sheridan King joined Dave Monahan and Paul Holmes, of Smart Dolphins IT Solutions on their podcast, Island Thrive. Sheridan provided an update on employment law issues in B.C.’s current economic climate, focusing on temporary layoffs and COVID-19. Sheridan reviewed a broad range of employment law concepts that come into play when a B.C. employer…
Employment Lawyer Sheridan King Talks Employer Considerations Regarding Temporary Layoffs During COVID-19
Sheridan King, a member of our employment law team, joined Dan Hurley (Director and Chair-Elect of the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance) to contribute to a series being broadcast by VIEA to help Island businesses manage the challenges created by the pandemic. Sheridan gave an overview of temporary layoffs under the B.C. Employment Standards Act, with particular…