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McCarthy Tétrault Partners Olivia Colic and Joseph Palin appointed as Queen’s Counsel in Alberta

McCarthy Tétrault congratulates partners Olivia Colic and Joseph Palin on their appointments as Queen’s Counsel (QC) in Alberta. These prestigious appointments are awarded to lawyers who have made a significant contribution to the legal profession or public life in the province, as determined by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

Screened by a committee of judicial officials, legal representatives and members of the Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General, candidates are evaluated based on a set of criteria including legal leadership; competence; honesty and integrity; contributions to the administration of justice and to the community; equality and more.

Olivia is McCarthy Tétrault’s Regional Managing Partner for Alberta and is a partner in the firm’s Real Property and Planning Group in Calgary. Her practice encompasses all areas of commercial real estate including acquisition and sale transactions, domestic and cross-border financing, development and leasing. She has more than 25 years’ experience acting as a trusted real estate advisor to property owners, lenders and borrowers, landlords, managers and tenants.

Joe is a partner in the firm’s Banking and Financial Services Group in Calgary. His practice is focused on structuring and completing domestic and international financing transactions, frequently advising both lenders and borrowers as they navigate matters involving complex financing structures. Acting as a trusted advisor for more than 30 years, Joe leverages his business acumen and expertise to achieve the best possible outcomes for clients.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, providing strategic and industry-focused advice and solutions for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres as well as in New York City and London.

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.

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