• Posts by Sophie Marshall

    Sophie Marshall is an associate in the Vancouver office of Lawson Lundell. Her practice focuses on real estate matters.

    In her practice Sophie advises on a broad range of commercial real estate matters, including acquisitions and ...

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In a recent decision, the B.C. Supreme Court confirmed the validity of a relatively common form of allocation of parking stalls and storage lockers in condominium developments.

The case One West Holdings Ltd. v. The Owners, Strata Plan LMS 2995 (“One West”) involved a strata development in Vancouver. During the development process, but before the strata plan was ...

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Your Comprehensive Guide to Compliance with the Land Owner Transparency Act (British Columbia)

Note: You can read the full article below or you can download a pdf version here. 

British Columbia’s Land Owner Transparency Act, SBC 2019, c 23 (“LOTA”) will come into force on November 30, 2020. At the same time, British Columbia’s new beneficial ownership registry ...

Posted in Real Estate

On September 20, 2020, the Province of British Columbia confirmed by Order in Council that most of the provisions of the Land Owner Transparency Act, SBC 2019, c 23 (“LOTA”), will come into force on November 30, 2020. The Province also released the Land Owner Transparency Regulation (the “Regulation”), which will come into effect concurrently with LOTA. The ...


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