Perlene Morrison

Partner

“Anything worth doing is worth doing well.”

Guiding you through the red tape.

Businesses are operating within regulatory regimes that are more stringent than ever before. Perlene works collaboratively with her clients to navigate the process both efficiently and successfully. She takes a genuine interest in her clients, and does everything she can to serve them better.  

Representative matters

Perlene represents municipalities, developers, utilities, vendors and purchasers who appreciate the wealth of experience and expertise she and her colleagues bring to the table. Her work has included:
  • Negotiating and drafting agreements for utilities, businesses, governments and post-secondary institutions.
  • Drafting, interpreting and enforcing bylaws for municipalities.
  • Defending municipalities at regulatory appeals.
  • Representing land developers in establishing subdivisions and condominiums.

Areas of practice

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

BAR ADMISSION(S)

Prince Edward Island, 1998

LAW SOCIETY(IES)

Law Society of Prince Edward Island

EDUCATION

University of New Brunswick, LL.B., 1997
University of Prince Edward Island, B.A., 1994

ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Charlottetown management team, Stewart McKelvey, 2018-present
  • Member, board of governors, Junior Achievement of Prince Edward Island
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Chair, Prince Edward Island Real Property Law Section, Canadian Bar Association, 2016-present
  • Firm Practice Group Leader, Commercial Real Property & Lending, Stewart McKelvey, 2014-2015
  • Member, Real Property Committee, Law Society of Prince Edward Island
  • Past president, University of Prince Edward Island Alumni Association
  • Member, First Baptist Church Building Committee
  • Past member, Honorary Degree Committee, University of Prince Edward Island

LANGUAGE(S)

English

LEXPERT RATINGS

Property and Real Estate Development

EXTERNAL RATINGS

  • Best Lawyers 2019 Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Charlottetown
  • Best Lawyers 2014 Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Charlottetown
  • Best Lawyers, Real Estate Law, 2013-2019

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

P 902.629.4508
F 902.566.5283

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