Ian Bilek

Partner

Suite 900, Purdy’s Wharf Tower One
1959 Upper Water St.
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 3N2

+1.902.420.3399

+1.902.420.1417

ibilek@stewartmckelvey.com

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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2003; New Brunswick, 2004

Legal Assistant(s): Andrea Villeneuve

Ian’s practice focuses on real estate and natural resources development. In these highly regulated fields Ian has assisted his clients with obtaining the land rights and permitting required to move projects from concept to reality. Ian also has extensive experience in the financing of many different types of projects. Examples of Ian’s work with clients include:

  • Large residential/commercial real estate developments including both traditional subdivision development and bare land condominiums
  • Condominium development
  • Golf and other resort developments with rental pools and time shares
  • Oil & gas pipeline real property acquisition and permitting
  • Several mining projects including acquisition, development, permitting, financing, construction and operation
  • Commercial leasing of industrial, retail and office premises
  • Large scale “migration” projects under the Land Registration Act
  • Acquisition, sale and financing of all types of commercial and multi-residential properties

Education & Career

Education

St. Francis Xavier, B.Sc. PE, 1996
University of New Brunswick, LLB, 2002

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association

Accolades

Best Lawyers: Real Estate Law, 2018 – 2019
Lexpert rating: Property Development (Real Estate; Land Use Planning/Municipal)