Paul Girgulis is an Edmonton-based business lawyer working primarily in the fields of residential and commercial real estate, property development, commercial financing, and general corporate law. Paul’s clients are based in both Alberta and the Northwest Territories, and include land developers, small to mid-sized businesses, and post-secondary educational institutions.
Paul is able to assist clients with a wide range of legal matters, including:
- Commercial real estate
- Residential real estate
- Land development
- Condominium development and governance
- Corporate reorganizations
- Corporate governance
- Commercial financing
- Trusts, Wills and Estates
Paul has a learning mindset. He draws parallels between his different educational backgrounds and past experiences, noting that, for example, design and the law share many similarities - both are about finding realistic, practical solutions to meet a client’s needs. Clients appreciate his ability to convey complex legal concepts simply, clearly and accurately. By helping them navigate intricate transactions, he helps ensure risk mitigation saving them time and money.
Value to Clients
“Although transactions can appear to be straightforward, the reality is that they are often more complicated once you get started on the details. It is usually less expensive to retain a lawyer to assist with a project at the outset than it is to hire a lawyer to fix problems later on.”
Outside the Office
Paul tries to keep up with his drawing and painting. He also enjoys downhill and cross-country skiing, hiking, biking, and travel.
Canadian Bar Association Alberta
Member, Business Law Section (North)
2009 - Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Constitutional and Civil Liberties Law Section (North)
Member, Real Estate Section (North)
2009 - Present
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2023 - 2024