Steve Raby, QC

Senior Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Steve Raby, QC

Steve Raby, QC


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Steve Raby maintains a dynamic commercial real estate practice, acting for developers, lenders, vendors and purchasers, landlords and tenants and for one of Calgary’s leading residential developers.

Mr. Raby has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, municipal planning and subdivision, leasing law, condominium law, construction law and mortgage law.

Professional experience

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LL.B., University of Alberta, 1977

  • Alberta 1978
  • Chambers Canada, Alberta: Real Estate (Band 1), Chambers and Partners, 2019
  • Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, 2011-2016, 2019: most frequently recommended in the area of Property Development
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2011-2019: recommended in Property Development
  • Best Lawyers in Canada, 2006-2017: Real Estate Law
  • Expert Guide, 2010: Real Estate Lawyers
  • Recipient of Legal Education Society of Alberta’s 25th Anniversary Award for Volunteer Excellence


  • Canadian Bar Association
    • Past chair, Southern Alberta Real Estate Subsection (1992-1994)
    • Past chair, National Real Property Section (1994-1996)
  • Law Society of Alberta
    • President (2012-2013)
    • Bencher (2004-2013)
    • Chair, Trust Safety Committee (2008-2012)
    • Instructor, real estate course, bar admission course: 1985-1987, 1993-2004
    • Chair, Alberta Lawyers Insurance Exchange Advisory Board, 2014 - present
  • Federation of Law Societies of Canada
    • Alberta Council Representative, 2013 - present
  • Calgary Bar Association
    • Past president, 2000
  • Sessional instructor, University of Calgary, Faculty of Law, real estate transactions: 1999-2002, 2013-present 
  • Contributor and instructor, Real Estate Panel, Alberta Law Conference: 1990, 1994, 1995, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2012
  • Instructor at 2006 LESA refresher course on real estate
  • Lotteries Committee, Calgary Exhibition and Stampede
  • Past chair, Alberta Law Foundation (2005-2011)