Cheryl C. Gottselig, Q.C.

Practice Focus

  • Commercial Real Estate
    • Complex purchase and sale transactions
    • Property development matters
    • Commercial leases, transactions, financing
    • Joint ventures and limited partnership agreements
  •  Wills and Estate Administration  
    • Extensive experience in wills and estate matters including will drafting, estate administration, enduring power of attorney and personal directives
  • Estate Planning
    • Experienced in assisting clients in the organizing of their affairs by identifying long term financial goals and creating strategies to meet those goals

Practice Areas


  • University of Saskatchewan, Bachelor of Laws, 1971
  • University of Saskatchewan, Bachelor of Arts, 1970

Bar Admission

  • Queen's Counsel 1992
  • Alberta 1972

Professional Associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association

Honours & Recognition

  • Named in Best Lawyers in Canada as a recommended lawyer in the area of Real Estate Law annually since 2006
  • Recipient of the Law Society of Alberta and Canadian Bar Association Distinguished Service Award for Service to the Profession, 2012
  • Named in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a repeatedly recommended Property Development lawyer, 2005-2007


  • Lecturer, Legal Education Society of Alberta

Community Involvement

  • Current Member, cSpace Projects Board formed by Calgary Arts Development (CADA) and the Calgary Foundation
  • Current Member, Real Estate Advisory Committee for Calgary Economic Development
  • Past Chair of Board of Directors, Vertigo Mystery Theatre, member of the Board since 2006

Professional Activities

  • Member, Pro Bono Law Alberta Advisory Board
  • Past President, Law Society of Alberta
  • Past Chair, Continuing Professional Development Committee, Law Society of Alberta
  • Past Chair, Finance, Professional Responsibility and Corporate/Commercial Advisory Committees, Law Society of Alberta
  • Past President, Calgary Bar Association