McCarthy Tétrault’s Real Property & Planning Group welcomes Olivia Colic

Calgary, June 1, 2016 — One of Alberta’s most trusted real estate legal advisors, Olivia Colic, has joined McCarthy Tétrault’s Real Property & Planning Group as equity partner in the firm’s Calgary office. With more than 20 years of experience in commercial real estate, Olivia is a strong addition to McCarthy Tétrault’s national platform and Calgary team.

“We welcome Olivia back to the McCarthy Tétrault team with great enthusiasm. Her impeccable reputation, and the depth of her knowledge and experience makes her quite unique in the Alberta real estate market place,” said Sean Smyth, Managing Partner, Alberta Region. “Her insight will represent an additional asset and a significant advantage for our clients who are seizing recent opportunities created by the current market and for their other domestic and national projects,” added John Currie, Practice Group Leader, Real Property and Planning at McCarthy Tétrault.

“I believe in McCarthy Tétrault’s commitment to client service, innovation and excellence,” said Olivia Colic. “I am genuinely looking forward to serving our clients alongside this tremendous team of lawyers and friends.”

Olivia’s practice focuses on the management and operation of commercial properties, including sale, purchase, development, finance and leasing. She represents vendors, purchasers, lenders, borrowers, landlords, managers and tenants on the multifaceted contractual, operation and financial issues they face throughout Canada. Olivia’s real estate experience also includes significant expertise advising clients in the telecommunications, pipeline and electric energy sectors.

McCarthy Tétrault's Real Property & Planning Group is one of the largest real estate practices in Canada. With offices in all major Canadian business centres, we advise on opportunities wherever they arise, and coordinate national and international transactions efficiently. We assist public and private companies, REITs, private equity firms, governments, financial institutions and sovereign wealth funds. As part of a full-service firm, we have ready access to the leading expertise of our other related areas of practice, such as tax, environmental, litigation, Aboriginal, labour and employment, financial services and securities.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.