Peter E. Loucks
Peter obtained his B.A. from Queen’s University in 1975 and in 1978 his LL.B. from Dalhousie University where he received the Angus L. MacDonald Award and the Central Eastern Trust Company Award.
Peter was called to the bar in 1980. Peter was employed by the firm of Loucks & Garcia from 1980 to 1983. In 1987, the firm became Loucks & Loucks, a top Bruce County Law Firm.
Areas of Practice
Peter practices in the areas of Corporate and Commercial Law, Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Agricultural Real Estate, Mortgages including enforcement by Power of Sale and Foreclosure Proceedings, Wills and Trusts, Estate Administration, Succession Planning, Commercial and Estate Litigation as well as Litigation involving possessory title and right-of-way claims. He also appears before the Ontario Municipal Board on zoning matters.
Peter has been very involved in his community. Peter has also served as a Chairman on the former Chesley and District Hospital, as well as its successor, the South Bruce Grey Health Services. While a member of the South Bruce Grey Health Services, Peter was also a cross board representative to the Hanover and District Hospital Board as well as the Owen Sound Hospital Board. Peter is currently very involved with the Bluewater Education Foundation and their Outdoor Education Centre. Peter is a current Council member of the Ontario Bar Association, member of the Grey and Bruce Law Associations, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association as well as Canadian Agricultural Farm Advisor (CAFA) Group.
Peter and his wife, Ruth, live in Chesley and have five children. In his spare time, Peter is a model-train enthusiast, collects coins, stamps and military medals.
In Collaborative Practice, you commit to:
1. Negotiate a mutually acceptable settlement without having courts decide issues.
2. Maintain open communication and information sharing.
3. Create shared solutions acknowledging the highest priorities of all.