Apr 27, 2021
Osler is pleased to welcome Churyl Elgart as a partner in our Real Estate Group based in Calgary, complementing our national team of experts and giving our clients access to a trusted advisor with a broad range of experience. Churyl is recognized by Chambers for her zoning/land use planning and expropriations expertise.
With matters regularly before development appeal boards, councils, the Municipal Government Board, and courts, Churyl understands the unique challenges our clients face when dealing with land development and intermunicipal disputes.
Most recently, Churyl was Counsel at a major Canadian law firm advising on land development and expropriation, where she advised developers, individuals and municipal boards on a variety of related matters. She acts for public entities as well as corporations on hearings and negotiations, in addition to advising on litigation.
“We’re excited to welcome Churyl as the firm’s newest partner. She acts for prominent clients on a range of real estate and development issues, bringing a collaborative approach to finding solutions to the challenges organizations face in today’s business climate,” says Paul Morassutti, Chair of Osler’s Real Estate Group. “Our clients will have access to yet another legal advisor with in-depth knowledge of the complex business issues that arise in corporate commercial real estate transactions.”
Churyl is active in professional networks in the real estate sector, including the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network and BILD Calgary. She also serves as vice-chair, Municipal Section (South), Alberta Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, is a past-president of the Alberta Expropriation Association and is a member of the Commercial Real Estate Section (South), Alberta Branch, Canadian Bar Association.
Osler’s Real Estate Group of 30 lawyers and nine law clerks is consistently recognized as one of Canada’s leading real estate practice groups. See Osler’s real estate work.