Ronald M. Warsaba

Partner

Practice Areas

Business, Business Advice, Commercial Finance, Commercial Property, Commercial Transactions, Environmental, Land & Resources, Mining, Oil & Gas, Private Client, Residential Real Estate

Contact

P: 306.525.7207 F: 306.359.0590


 

Office

Regina

Ron practices in the areas of commercial real estate, commercial finance and land development, energy and natural resources law, oil & gas law, potash and business and commercial law. His experience includes transactional work in the Province of Saskatchewan for a wide variety of local and national clients in the resource sector and the real estate development industry, as well as major financial institutions.

Ron’s advice has been sought by clients in numerous secured transactions, business and commercial property acquisitions, development, sales and financing transactions including title reviews, drafting and reviewing contracts, security agreements and conveyancing documents and completing Personal Property Security Act, 1993, and Land Titles Act, 2000 registration requirements and financing opinions. His work in the natural resources area has included detailed investigations of title, review of title documents and lease files, rendering title opinions and advising in connection with petroleum and natural gas acquisitions and dispositions, mining, financing and related transactions serving major corporate and commercial resource clients.

Ron is listed in the 2012 to 2017 editions of The Best Lawyers in Canada in the areas of Natural Resources and Real Estate Law and selected as "Lawyer of the Year" 2013 - Natural Resources Law, Regina, and 2017 - Natural Resources Law, Regina.

Ron is a member and former Director of the Canadian Energy Law Foundation and is a member of various professional associations including the Canadian Bar Association, the Business Law and the Environmental and Resource Law subsections of the Saskatchewan Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, and the Regina Bar Association, and a member of the Building Owner & Managers Association (BOMA) of Regina.


Recognition and Appointments

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada in the areas of Natural Resources and Real Estate Law (2012 - 2019)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada as "Lawyer of the Year" 2013 - Natural Resources Law, Regina, and 2017 - Natural Resources Law, Regina 
  • Listed in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading practitioner in Saskatchewan in the area of Energy - Oil & Gas in 2017 and 2018

Publications

  • Contributor to the Law Society of Saskatchewan, Continuing Professional Legal Education Development Program - Saskatchewan Practice Checklists - “Commercial Lease Procedure” and “Commercial Lease Drafting” (2006 & 2011).
  • Co-author of paper entitled “Enforceability Opinions” for the Saskatchewan Legal Education Society Inc. Seminar, Solicitors Legal Opinions, (March 2002)

Community Involvement

  • Epilepsy Canada (Past Director and Past Vice-President)
  • Saskatchewan Cerebral Palsy Association
  • Saskatchewan Abilities Council 
  • Queen City Kinsmen Club holding various executive positions and is currently a member of the Regina K-40 Club 
  • Kinsmen Telemiracle 16 (Co-Chairman for Manpower)
  • Kinsmen Telemiracle 24 (member of Corporate Subcommittee)
  • Kinsmen Big Valley Jamboree (1996) Chair - Legal
  • Sunset United Church (Past Board Member)

Memberships

  • Regina Home Builders Association
  • Building Owner & Managers Association (Regina)
  • Canadian Energy Law Foundation (former Director)
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Regina Bar Association
  • Law Society of Saskatchewan

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts (Economics, Political Science) - Brandon University  - 1979
  • Bachelor of Laws - University of Manitoba - 1982
  • Admitted to the Saskatchewan Bar - 1983