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John McGoey

John McGoey


John has extensive experience in Real Estate Law including the purchase, sale, and refinancing of real estate including office buildings, hotels, regional shopping malls, condominiums, and apartment complexes. John is regularly listed in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directors as one of Canada's top lawyers in Property Development.

Practice includes a wide variety of transactional matters including purchase and sale and refinancing of real estate including office buildings, hotels, regional shopping malls condominiums, and apartment complexes. John also has extensive experience with ownership vehicles including bare trustees, limited partnerships, and real estate investment trusts.

His client base is comprised of high net worth individuals, local and national institutional investors, mortgage lenders and banking syndicates. John’s clients include a number of agri-business participants nationally and in Manitoba.


  • Admitted to the Bar Alberta, 1977
  • Admitted to the Bar Manitoba, 1976
  • LL.B., University of Manitoba, 1975
  • BSc, University of Manitoba, 1972
  • Listed by the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as one of Canada’s top lawyers
  • Law Society of Manitoba


  • Board of Regents University of Winnipeg, 1999 – 2002
  • Served as University of Winnipeg Board of Regents Appointee to the Senate Committee on Ethics in Human Research and Scholarship, 2004 – 2010
  • Honourary Captain and former Honourary Regimental Secretary, The Fort Garry Horse
  • Former Board of Directors, The Fort Garry Horse Foundation
  • Former Honourary Counsel, The Royal Military Institute
  • Member of the Fort Garry Horse Renegade Senate
  • Member of the Vintage Locamotive Society
  • Member of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association
  • Member of The Children’s Hospital Capital Campaign Cabinet