Richard M. Rice

  • Called to the Manitoba Bar, 1976.

Areas of Practice


  • University of Manitoba Bachelor of Arts, 1969
  • University of Manitoba Master of Arts, 1971
  • University of Manitoba Bachelor of Laws, 1975


  • partner in the firm
  • conducts a corporate, commercial and business law practice
  • serves as legal and business counsel for closely held corporations, real estate developers and represents a variety of commercial lending institutions
  • has extensive experience: in acquisitions, divestitures and financing of real estate properties, corporate assets, shareholdings and partnership interests
  • commercial law, including organization and structure
  • estate matters including planning and administration

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association

Representative Transactions/Clients

  • TMI Technology Management Inc. in its acquisition of Acrylon Plastics
  • Acrylon Plastics in its acquisition of the Norwesco operations in Saskatchewan
  • Vansco Electronics in its sale to Kilmer Capital and Borealis Partners
  • Merc Emergency Response Centre in the sale of its alarm monitoring business to Secureteck
  • Merc Inc. in the sale of its business to Rogers Canguard
  • The purchase and financing and subsequent sale of numerous commercial and industrial projects including Garden Oaks Square

Volunteer Community Affiliations

  • Director, Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation
  • Director and Legal Counsel, Winnipeg Goldeyes Field of Dreams Foundation
  • Member, Search Committee 2006 (University of Manitoba Law School) for Chair of Desautels Centre for Private Enterprise and the Law
  • Past Director, Glendale Golf & Country Club
  • Past Member of the Board of Directors, Winnipeg Jewish Community Council
  • Past Member of the Board of Trustees, Tuxedo Community Club
  • Past Member of the Governing Board, Balmoral Hall School
  • Past Member of the Board of Directors, St. Mary’s Montessori School