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Kenneth B. Blasius Q.C.

Bryan & Company LLP
Work Phone: (780) 420 4738 Work Fax: (780) 428 6324

Biography

Areas of Practice

Business Law
Real Property Law
Wills and Estates Law

professional background and education

LL.B. 1976—University of Alberta
B.A. (Special) 1973—University of Alberta
Alberta Bar Admission 1977
Queen’s Counsel Appointment 2000

Representative Work

Ken understands the adversities experienced by clients in business and has the practical knowledge that enables him to anticipate and prevent some of these situations. He resolves business and corporate related issues for his clients using a multi-faceted approach that draws experience from a number of Business Law Groups within the firm. Ken has a particular interest in the following areas:

  • Bank financing including the negotiation and execution of loan arrangements for both lenders and borrowers concerning real estate lending transactions, loan restructuring and mortgage enforcement
  • Commercial leasing for landlords and tenants concerning lease transactions involving office, industrial, retail and ground leases
  • Commercial real estate including purchases and sales
  • Negotiation and drafting of contractual arrangements
  • Developing strategies for clients concerning the purchase or sale of a business
  • Development of commercial and residential land parcels including office buildings, major shopping centres, industrial properties, and residential developments
  • Incorporations, joint ventures, partnerships and franchises
  • Preparation of wills and estate planning
  • Advising clients on estate implications of re-marriages and common-law relationships
  • Management and protection of estate assets through the establishment of trusts for spouses, children, and grandchildren
  • Advising executors or corporate trustees in the administration of trusts and estates
  • Dispute resolution and problem solving of inter-party organizational and operational disputes including negotiation of and implementation of reorganizations
  • Sale or purchase of businesses
  • General corporate law

Profile

Ken practices general corporate/commercial law and has experience in a wide range of corporate matters as a member of several Business Law teams within the firm. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, participating in the Wills, Estates and Trusts Section, Business Law Section, Real Property Section, and Commercial Tenancies.

He has lectured on behalf of the Law Society for the Bar Admission course and given numerous seminars for both professional and private groups. Ken has been recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada in the area of Real Estate Law.

Practice Groups

Banking and Finance Group
Business Law Group
Mergers and Acquisitions Group
Real Property Group
Wills and Estates Group

WARNING
Before we can provide legal services or advice, we must ensure that we are not in a conflict of interest. Before sending us any sensitive or confidential information please send the names of the other parties involved so that we can determine if we have a conflicting interest. We will then advise whether we are in position to receive your information. Unsolicited information sent in advance of the conflict search being conducted may not be confidential.