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Philip Sheps

Philip Sheps

Partner

Philip focuses in commercial real estate leasing with numerous years of experience in the corporate and commercial areas of law, including niche experience in dealing with railway lands and short line operations.

Philip focuses in commercial real estate leasing with numerous years of experience in the corporate and commercial areas of law, including niche experience in dealing with railway lands and short line operations. Philip has taken his years of legal experience to the service of the community, in particular, related to the redevelopment of Winnipeg as a thriving and prosperous city. Philip completed his term as Chair of The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce in 2005, completed his term as a Director of The Forks North Portage Partnership in 2005, and completed his term as a Director of the Winnipeg Convention Centre in 2009.

Provides services through Philip M. Sheps Law Corporation.

Education

  • Admitted to the Manitoba Bar, 1968
  • LL.B., University of Manitoba, 1967
  • Co-Author (with Joe Barnsley), “Buying or selling a brokerage business“, Manitoba Insurance Broker Magazine, Fall 2013
  • Presenter, Small Business, Bank of Nova Scotia
  • Presenter, Commercial Leasing, Winnipeg Realty Board
  • Contributor, Various business magazines on commercial leasing issues
  • Business Development Bank – Business Legal Considerations

 

  • Law Society of Manitoba
  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association

 

  • Distinguished Long Term Service Award, The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, 2017
  • Director of the Year, The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, 2001 – 2002
  • Volunteer of the Year, The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, 1998

 

  • Chair, The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, 2004 – 2005
  • Co-Chair, Leadership Winnipeg, 2003 – 2005
  • Director, 2006 – 2009, Secretary, 2007 – 2009, Winnipeg Convention Centre
  • Director, The Forks North Portage Partnership, 2001 – 2005
  • Director, The Forks Foundation, 2005 – 2017
  • Advisory Board Member, University of Winnipeg Global College, 2005 – 2011
  • Member, CBC Diversity Roundtable, 2005 – 2010
  • President, Winnipeg Squash Racquet Club, 1998 – 1999