Geoffrey Connolly, QC, P.Eng.

Partner

“I provide practical solutions to complex problems.”

Preparing for the future.

Long-term vision is something Geoff takes into account with every client. By getting to know the client and their current and future needs, Geoff applies his extensive experience, knowledge and skills to help meet their current needs, while allowing for flexibility to ensure they can take advantage of future opportunities.

Representative matters

Working with clients such as individuals, small businesses, large businesses and institutional clients, Geoffrey has helped his clients with:
  • Corporate financing transactions, including small loans to loans in excess of $50 million.
  • Real estate transactions, including commercial land development and residential purchases and sales.
  • Construction related work, including assisting clients with RFPs and tenders, preparing contracts and advising clients on complex issues such as delay claims, extras and dispute resolution.

Areas of practice

  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Estate Planning & Litigation
  • Government Regulations
  • Litigation
  • Owner Managed Business
  • Property Development (Real Estate; Land Use Planning/Municipal)
  • Property and Real Estate Development
  • Technology and Intellectual Property

BAR ADMISSION(S)

Prince Edward Island, 1992

LAW SOCIETY(IES)

Law Society of Prince Edward Island

EDUCATION

University of New Brunswick, LL.B., 1991
University of New Brunswick, B.Sc. Civil Engineering, 1987
University of Prince Edward Island, Diploma Engineering, 1984

QUEEN'S COUNSEL

2014

ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Fellow, Construction Lawyers Society of America
  • Member, Engineering Association of P.E.I., EIT
  • Board member, Queens County Residential Services
  • Vice-president, Parks and People Association Inc
  • Vice-president, PC Party of P.E.I.
  • Chairman, Cornwall Cenotaph Committee

LANGUAGE(S)

English

LEXPERT RATINGS

Corporate / Commercial
Property Development (Real Estate; Land Use Planning / Municipal)

MARTINDALE-HUBBELL RATINGS

CV

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EXTERNAL RATINGS

  • Best Lawyers 2018 Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Charlottetown
  • Best Lawyers 2016 Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Charlottetown
  • Best Lawyers 2013 Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Charlottetown
  • Best Lawyers, Construction Law, 2006, 2008-2018
  • Best Lawyers, Real Estate Law, 2008-2018

65 Grafton Street
P.O. Box 2140
Charlottetown, PE, Canada
C1A 8B9

P 902.629.4515
F 902.566.5283
C 902.626.6244

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