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Law and Development, the fifth installment in UDI Capital Region’s ongoing series of RED Management Certificate Program courses, focuses on key legal contracts, as well as issues most associated with real estate development. Learn the ins and outs of real estate law from industry professionals around the Capital Region, covering consulting contracts, agreements with municipalities, managing legal conflict, and more!

Course Dates
January 12, 2023 3:30-5:30pm
January 19, 2023 3:30-5:30pm
January 26, 2023 3:30-5:30pm
*All courses are held virtually, recordings available within 24 hours of each course. 

Course Cost
UDI Members $395.00 +gst
Non-Members $550.00 +gst
*Contact emilyd@udi.org for student rates.

Kindly fill out the appropriate form below. A QuickBooks invoice will be sent to the registrant’s email within 48 business hours. Registration is complete upon payment of your invoice, at which time an email containing Zoom links to each Module will be sent to you. Please send any questions to emilyd@udi.org.

Real Estate Development (RED) Management Certificate Program - Course Five (Member)

Member Cost: $395.00 +gst

Real Estate Development (RED) Management Certificate Program - Course Five (Non-Member)

Non-Member Cost: $550.00 +gst


Nima Rohani, McConnan Bion O’Connor and Peterson

Nima was born and raised in Victoria and has a strong network of family and friends in the community. He attended the University of Victoria where he received his undergraduate degree in anthropology before venturing to Australia to gain his law degree at James Cook University.

Nima joined McConnan Bion O’Connor and Peterson in 2016 and began building his own solicitor practice. His primary legal interests are in real estate law and construction law, as he has had hands-on experience working with trades, engineers, and homeowners.

Outside of the office, Nima frequents the gym and plays several sports including basketball, golf, squash, and tennis. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys visiting America to attend NFL games. He has also traveled the world and hopes to visit every continent at some point in his life.

Jeremy Burgess, Reed Pope Law Corporation

Jeremy A. Burgess is a Litigation Associate of Reed Pope Law Corporation and practices as a corporate commercial litigator focusing primarily on disputes concerning real property, construction, contracts, and intra- and inter-company disputes including:

  • Builders’ liens in residential and commercial construction (and related collections and litigation efforts)
  • Negligent construction (contractual disputes, negligent construction disputes, undisclosed defects, and deficiencies)
  • Disputes related to real property interests and rights (easements, trespass, encroachment concerns)
  • Contractual disputes (fights over provision of services, interpretation of contracts, demands for performance, termination)
  • Collapsed and troubled real property purchases (patent and latent defects, claims for specific performance); an
  • Commercial lease disputes (interpretation, termination, seeking damages or orders for possession).


Before joining Reed Pope, Jeremy practiced as a corporate commercial litigator in the Okanagan for 10 years where he represented clients in the Provincial Court of British Columbia, Supreme Court of British Columbia, and British Columbia Court of Appeal. He also practiced part-time for many years as a contractor for the Public Prosecution Service of Canada where he was frequently before the Provincial Court of British Columbia and Supreme Court of British Columbia.

Andrew Tomilson, Cox Taylor

Andrew Tomilson is a contracts lawyer at the law firm Cox Taylor in Victoria, BC. Andrew works with all types of clients in the industry, including owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers. As well as acting as project counsel for clients, he provides planning and strategy advice on all aspects of construction projects, including contract drafting, procurement, and liens.

Special thanks to our Program Sponsor