Robert is licenced in and Alberta and BC. He 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.