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Emily Csiszar is building a commercial real estate practice that focuses on the banking and construction sectors. She has particular expertise in debt financing, secured lending and corporate restructuring.

A large part of Emily’s practice involves assisting secured and unsecured lender clients on financing transactions, including the preparation and review of loan agreements, commitment letters and a variety of securities documents. She has also been involved in complex Canadian, cross-border and international financings across a wide range of industries.

During law school, Emily served as an associate caseworker at Western Law’s legal aid clinic.



Rankings & Recognitions

  • Regional Winner in Law, Undergraduate Awards (November 2017)
  • Highest performing Highly Commended Entrant in North America in Law category
  • Highly Commended Entrant, Undergraduate Awards (November 2017)
  • Paper submission received global recognition, ranking in top 10% world-wide in category of Law
  • Law Society of Upper Canada Prize (June 2017)
  • Awarded to the Top 10% of Western Law’s Graduating Class
  • Dean’s Honour List, Western University (June 2017)
  • Awarded to the Top 15% of Western Law’s Graduating Class
  • UBC Mahatma Gandhi Peace Prize (May 2013)
  • Awarded annually to the Top Student in the Department of Philosophy

Education & Admissions

2018
Called to the British Columbia bar
2017
JDWestern University
2013
BAUniversity of British Columbia

Publications

  • “Conflicting Case Law, Competing Statutes, and the Confounding Priority Battle of the Interim Financing Charge and the Crown’s Deemed Trust for Source Deductions,” Annual Review of Insolvency Law, February 2019 (reccurent annual review)
  • “The Trust May be Gone, but the Super-Priority Lives On: GST/HST Deemed Trusts in a Post-Callidus World,” Journal of the Insolvency Institute of Canada, Volume 7, 2018
  • “The Defence of a Product Liability Claim: Updates on Recent Trends and Cases,” CLEBC: The Continuing Legal Education Society of BC, 2017
  • “The Paradox of Deception: Lawyers, Negotiation, and an Appeal for Regulation,” Undergraduate Awards (Regional Winner in Category of Law), 2017

Insights by Emily Csiszar (4 Posts)

Wind-Up Unwound: For the First Time, the BC Supreme Court Rejects an Application to Wind-Up a Strata Corporation under Bill 40

Oct 9, 2017

Wind-Up Unwound: For the First Time, the BC Supreme Court Rejects an Application to Wind-Up a Strata Corporation under Bill 40

Wind-Up Unwound: For the First Time, the BC Supreme Court Rejects an Application to Wind-Up a Strata Corporation under Bill 40

Oct 1, 2017

Wind-Up Unwound: For the First Time, the BC Supreme Court Rejects an Application to Wind-Up a Strata Corporation under Bill 40

Developer’s Right to Deposit Trumps Condo Buyer in Trump Tower Residential Strata Dispute

Sep 27, 2017

Developer's Right to Deposit Trumps Condo Buyer in Trump Tower Residential Strata Dispute

No Margin for Error in Tendering Process? Recent BC Court of Appeal Decision Warns Bidders to Play by the Rules

Jul 20, 2016

No Margin for Error in Tendering Process? Recent BC Court of Appeal Decision Warns Bidders to Play by the Rules