Paul is the Managing Partner of HGR Graham Partners LLP, which is comprised of 35 lawyers and 65 staff. Paul has been with the law firm since 1988 and has been a partner since 1990. Paul has a B.A. from Western University, a B.Ed. from Queens University, his L.L.B. from Queens University, and was called to the Bar in 1988.
Paul's practice focuses on all aspects of real property law including cottage and waterfront conveyancing, residential, commercial and vacant land purchases and sales, and private and institutional mortgages. His practice also includes land assemblies and subdivision developments. He also practices in the area of municipal law including acting for municipalities on land acquisitions, land sales, road closings, road related agreements, subdivision agreements, site plan control agreements, severance agreements, the acquisition of easements and by-law drafting.
Paul represents private individuals, private corporations, municipal corporations, school boards and title insurers. Paul is retained to deal with road access issues and waterfront issues throughout Ontario. Paul also provides expert opinions on Solicitor Negligence Real Property issues, and is retained by Title Insurers to assist them with the rectification of title insurance policy claims.
Paul was a speaker at the OBA Roads Scholars program in 2016, speaking on Cottage Country Road and Access issues, at the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario Continuing Legal Education program in 2016, speaking on Cottage Country Road and Access Issues and waterfront issues, at the LSUC 11th Annual Real Estate Law Summit in 2015 speaking on Waterfront Issues and Cottage Country Road and Access issues, and at the 2010 Institute of Continuing Legal Education for the OBA on Highways. Paul has written several papers on Road and Waterfront issues.
Legal Education: Queen’s University
Admitted to Bar: 1989
Areas of Practice: Real Estate, Municipal Law, Land Development
Professional Involvement: Member, Barrie Real Estate Lawyers' Association, Member, Simcoe County Law Association, Member, the Ontario Bar Association, Member, the Canadian Bar Association, Past President, the Barrie Real Estate Lawyers' Association
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