Christie Wilson  

Senior Associate

Executive Summary

Christie Wilson is a senior associate in our Ottawa office. Christie regularly assists clients across a broad range of industries with the purchase and sale, development, and financing of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use commercial property. Christie has extensive experience representing both landlords and tenants in commercial leasing matters and has acted for some of Canada's leading retailers. Christie's proactive and practical approach and her experience practicing in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario provide her clients with a national perspective focused on their business needs.

Prior to joining BLG, Christie practiced commercial real estate law at leading national business law firms in Calgary and Vancouver.

Representative Work

  • Acts for landlords and tenants in the negotiation of retail, office and industrial leases.
  • Advises tenants and landlords with respect to the interpretation and enforcement of commercial leases, with an emphasis on dispute resolution.
  • Acted for national retail tenant in the due diligence and acquisition of select Target Canada's former leases across Western Canada.

Publications & Presentations

  • Presenter, "Hospitality Leases," Pacific Business & Law Institute Seminar, March 2019.
  • Author, "Metro Vancouver's Foreign Buyer Tax," BarTalk Magazine (Canadian Bar Association), April 2017
  • Co-Author, "Due Diligence," Commercial Real Estate Transactions Seminar, Legal Education Society of Alberta, 2013.