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Beard Winter promotes one to partner, hires real estate associate

Thursday, February 04, 2021 @ 2:13 PM | By John Chunn


Beard Winter LLP announced that Jillian Van Allen has joined the partnership and that Harjot Atwal is the newest associate in the firm’s real estate group.

According to the firm’s press release, Van Allen was called to the bar in 2004 and received her LL.M. in civil litigation and dispute resolution from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2009. She joined the firm in 2018.

Van Allen practises in the firm’s insurance litigation group with a focus on professional errors and omissions, including repairing and defending matters on behalf of lawyers. She has also acted on behalf of property/casualty insurers in the defence of tort and accident benefits claims, including acting on behalf of accident benefits insurers in loss transfer and priority disputes between insurers. She has many appearances and reported decisions in the Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court and Court of Appeal.

Atwal advises on a wide range of commercial and residential real estate matters including the purchase and sale of real property, mortgages and secured financing, land transfer tax issues, joint ventures, HST and property tax appeals.