Real Property, Corporate and Commercial, Development, Procurement, Brownfields/Contamination
Email: sroka@lidstone.ca
Phone: 604-899-2269
Toll Free: 1-877-339-2199
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Robert Sroka

Real Property, Corporate and Commercial, Development, Procurement, Brownfields/Contamination
Email: sroka@lidstone.ca
Phone: 604-899-2269
Toll Free: 1-877-339-2199

Robert Sroka provides legal opinions and drafts agreements on all local government matters with an active interest in land use planning and real estate development. Robert came to Lidstone & Company from the City of Calgary Law Department, where he served as a bylaw prosecutor, drafted real estate transactions, and advised on planning issues. Robert obtained his JD from The University of British Columbia and spent two summers as an Ottawa intern in the offices of federal cabinet ministers. His work has been published in the Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society and the Asper Review of International Business and Trade Law. Robert is currently pursuing his PhD at the University of Michigan, with his research focusing on urban development and sports facilities.

Education
  • JD, The University of British Columbia
  • B.A (Hons), The University of British Columbia
  • LL.M, University of Calgary (expected 2016)
  • PhD, University of Michigan (expected 2020)
MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association
AWARDS AND HONOURS
  • University of Michigan Graduate Fellowship
  • UBC President’s Entrance Scholarship
PUBLICATIONS
  • TIF for That: Brownfield redevelopment financing in North America and Calgary’s Rivers District,
    Cambridge Journal of Regions Economy and Society (2016) 9 (2): 391-404
  • A bottle of white, a bottle of red, perhaps a bottle of BC wine instead? Evaluating BC wine sales policy
    and Canada’s WTO commitments, Asper Review of International Business and Trade Law (2015) 15: 185-216
PRESENTATIONS
  • University of Saskatchewan Graduate Student Symposium on Law, Policy and Indigenous Peoples, 2016
    Closing Third Order Gaps: Developments in Municipal Land Use and Aboriginal Law in BC, Ontario and Alberta
  • UBC Interdisciplinary Graduate Legal Studies Conference, 2015
    TIF for That: Brownfield redevelopment financing in North America and Calgary’s Rivers District
  • Cornell Law School Inter-University Graduate Conference, 2015
    TIF for That: Brownfield redevelopment financing in North America and Calgary’s Rivers District