Real Estate Law

Navigating complex deals in a competitive and rapidly evolving real estate marketplace requires legal advisors with proven experience and business acumen.

From early stages to when unexpected challenges arise – we deliver effective and agile advice through the entire lifecycle of your commercial real estate transaction.

A cross-disciplinary team of experienced legal advisors, we are deeply invested in the success of our clients. We balance high-level technical expertise with business savvy real-world experience to deliver results.

Clients choose us because we understand their business objectives and deliver practical advice and client-centered services to get the deal done. Committed to excellence, we exceed expectations with cost-effective and progressive solutions in the fast-paced world of real estate.

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Real Estate Law Services

Commercial Leasing

  • Deal structuring
  • Drafting and negotiating all forms of commercial lease documentation
  • Non-disturbance agreements
  • Property management agreements
  • Lease enforcement
  • Day to day leasing advice


  • Ownership structures (REIT’s, LP’s)
  • Negotiating asset or share based purchase and sale agreements
  • Full title and off- title due diligence
  • Financing documentation
  • Complete closing services

Dispute Resolution

    While our focus is on the transactional side of real estate, we have a large group of litigators who step in when contentious issues arise. Our goal is early resolution and the protection of our clients’ property assets, reputation, and ongoing business relationships. The knowledge we have gained from dealing with a broad spectrum of disputes assists us in identifying and executing the best strategy to achieve our clients’ goals – whether pursuing or defending litigation or through alternate dispute resolution methods such as arbitration, mediation or negotiation.

  • Commercial lease disputes
  • Contract disputes
  • Development disputes
  • Receiverships and property management issues
  • Loan and security enforcement
  • Financing issues relating to commercial projects
  • Title disputes including easements, liens and ownership priorities
  • Negligence
  • Rent Reviews
  • Tenant Guarantees
  • Risk management strategies

Property Development

  • Development on fee simple, leasehold and First Nations lands
  • Residential, commercial, and mixed-use developments
  • Conventional, air space, strata and bare land strata subdivisions
  • Strata dissolution and conversions
  • Disclosure statements
  • Construction financing and contracts
  • Zoning and development approval

Practice Group Partners

Owais Ahmed* Partner
Richard E. Bereti* Partner
Salman Y. Bhura* Partner
Drew Lawrenson* Partner
Joel A. Morris* Partner
Christopher Rusnak, KC* Partner
John P. Sullivan* Partner
Roselle P. Wu Partner
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