Real Estate

From checking over the property title to signing off large-scale Real Estate projects and issuing title insurance, we've done it all.

Our Real Estate specialists have helped investors, developers, landowners, public sector bodies, governments as well as businesses on a wide range of Real Estate transactions. The work typically ranges from offices to retail developments and regularly involves large-scale infrastructure projects. There is a myriad of different considerations for businesses, including the planning of their Real Estate projects, Environmental considerations, and Construction, as well as Litigation support if things don't go as planned and Tax law advice.

Our leadership

Pete Larsen

Pete Larsen

Pete Larsen brings more than fifteen years of experience as corporate in-house, litigation-management across the country involving banks and financial institutions, commercial real estate law, title, commercial leasing, and litigation related to residential, multi-family and commercial real estate.

Prior to joining FLI, Pete served as Associate General Counsel for a premier commercial real estate and loan and financial advisory services company, Situs. He primarily supported Situs’ loan-servicing and special servicing business units, providing legal expertise within commercial the commercial mortgage servicing industry, including servicing and securitization.

His responsibilities also include complex contract preparation and negotiation, litigation-management, banking and finance, legal department management, mergers and acquisitions, risk assessment and insurance.

In October 2011, Mr. Larsen was the lead attorney on the purchase of loan servicing rights of approximately 9.7 billion Euros, more than doubling the company’s European assets under management at that time.

Phone: (+1) 832 660 1394


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  • Michigan State University, Juris Doctor
  • University of Michigan, BSA


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portugese

Real Estate insights

Land Owner Transparency Act
Real Estate

Land Owner Transparency Act

A signature piece of legislation addressing hidden ownership of real estate will be coming into force in British Columbia. Effective November 30, all acquisitions of interest in land will be subject to LOTA’s disclosure rules.

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COVID-19 Implications on UK Construction
Real Estate

COVID-19 Implications on UK Construction

With the COVID-19 pandemic expanding globally and a rapidly increasing number of infections, the construction industry has been taken by surprise. Many projects had to be postponed or shut down until “further notice”, leaving contractors unprepared to deal with this unprecedented situation. The main question remains how the existing construction contracts and the obligations of the parties can be still executed.

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