Land Use Planning and Development, Real Estate, Expropriation, Governance and Enforcement
Email: espetveidt@lidstone.ca
Direct: 604-591-4255
Phone: 604-899-2269
Toll Free: 1-877-339-2199
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Alison Espetveidt

Land Use Planning and Development, Real Estate, Expropriation, Governance and Enforcement
Email: espetveidt@lidstone.ca
Direct: 604-591-4255
Phone: 604-899-2269
Toll Free: 1-877-339-2199
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Alison is a municipal lawyer licenced in Alberta and British Columbia. She advises and advocates for clients on a wide range of municipal law issues, including land use planning and development, real estate, expropriation, governance and enforcement. Alison’s interest in municipal issues began when she worked in the aldermanic office at the City of Calgary.

She has appeared as an advocate before many different bodies in Alberta. She has experience with administrative tribunals such as subdivision and development appeal boards, assessment review boards, the Land Compensation Board, the Alberta Utilities Commission and the Environmental Appeals Board. She has also appeared in the Provincial Court of Alberta, the Court of Queen’s Bench (Alberta) and the Alberta Court of Appeal.

In addition to private practice, Alison has worked in-house for municipalities and businesses. She understands the complexities of the issues facing her clients. In her practice, she aims to provide practical solutions to immediate problems and to identify opportunities to develop best practices. Alison works hard to understand her clients’ goals and priorities.

EDUCATION
  • LL.B., University of Calgary, 2010
  • B.A. International Relations, University of British Columbia, 2006
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Law Society of Alberta
SELECT PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS
  • “Mitigating Emergencies Through Land Use Planning” (co-author), APPI Planning Journal, Summer 2014, ISSUE 13
  • Drafting Development Permit Conditions, Alberta Planning Exchange, Winter 2015