Our Team

For more than 30 years John has concentrated his practice in the areas of real estate, commercial and corporate law. In addition to residential real estate purchases, sales and mortgages, John represents clients in all facets of commercial real estate, including land development, multi-residential and commercial purchases and sales, complex mortgage financing and commercial leasing. John’s proven skills as a negotiator are frequently sought in business transactions and commercial contracts.  He has also developed an expertise in corporate law, including corporate reorganization and restructuring.  For most of his career, John has been involved in charitable and political fundraising and has established a high level of rapport at the political and the public service level.

Education and Qualifications

  • Year of Call: 1973
  • LL.B. Queen’s University
  • B.A. Carleton University

Memberships

  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • County of Carleton Law Association

Community Involvement

  • Past chair of the corporate Fundraising Committee of Villa Marconi

Harland has concentrated his practice in the area of real estate. Harland acts in residential and commercial real estate matters, representing and advising individuals and businesses through the process of buying, selling and financing.  He also acts extensively for borrowers and lenders in commercial mortgage transactions. Harland’s real estate practice also includes advising builders in all matters of land development and construction, including urban infill, subdivision and condominium development. In addition to his extensive real estate practice, Harland practices in the areas of wills, estates and trusts, advising both individuals and businesses in estate matters and succession planning.

Education and Qualifications

  • Year of Call: 2008
  • LL.B. University of Ottawa
  • B.A. (Hons.) Carleton University

Memberships

  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • County of Carleton Law Association

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Reach Canada
  • Trustee, Agudath Israel Congregation
  • Grants and Evaluations Committee member, Jewish Federation of Ottawa