Leslie is approachable, honest, and friendly. But most of all, she is fiercely dedicated to ensuring her clients understand and receive the best legal advice and service she can provide. Her commitment and integrity have helped Kirk Law Office earn its reputation as one of Ottawa’s most reliable firms.
Leslie’s specialty is helping buyers, sellers, and investors navigate the legal aspects of the real estate market, including rent-to-own/purchase-option transactions, multi-unit residential purchases and sales, new condominium purchases, and institutional and private (including RRSP-funded) mortgages on behalf of lenders and borrowers.
An Ottawa native, Leslie obtained her B.Sc. (Honours) in mathematics at Queen’s University before returning home to study law at the University of Ottawa. She was called to the Bar in Ontario in 2009 after completing her articles with the City of Ottawa’s legal department. She is a current member of the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association, the Law Society of Upper Canada, and the County of Carleton Law Association (CCLA).
As a committed member of her community, Leslie volunteers with the Old Ottawa East Community Association and is a member of the Ellwood House II project development team. She is a speaker at local Continuing Professional Development events in the Nation’s Capital, and a former instructor with the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law.
Iuliia is a lawyer passionate about highest quality client service and excellent results with extensive legal experience. Prior to joining Kirk Law Office, Iuliia studied at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, obtaining her LL.M. (Master of Laws) in the field of innovative technology driven solutions to provide accessible client centered legal services. She was called to the Ontario Bar following articling at a boutique law firm in Ottawa, specializing in real estate, wills, and estates.
Previously, Iuliia interned at an international law firm in Ottawa, and at the Parliament of Canada House of Commons. She completed a Legal Research Fellowship at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, advanced with the national winning team in the Philip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition in Washington D.C., USA, and implemented a corporate acquisition project at a large national telecom service company consultation involving United Kingdom, Poland, and Ukraine.
She is a current member of the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association, the Law Society of Ontario, and the County of Carleton Law Association. She is active in the Ottawa community volunteering, organizing, and supporting charitable causes she believes in.
Iuliia is fluent in English, Ukrainian, Russian, and Polish.
Iuliia is friendly and easy to work with when assisting clients with comprehensive real estate, wills, powers of attorney, guardianship applications, and estate administration matters.