Brian W. Chu Brian is a founding partner of the commercial real estate boutique Toronto law firm of Bogart Robertson & Chu LLP with a practise emphasis in the areas of commercial real estate, secured financings and institutional investments. His practice includes acting for a number of large institutional insurance and bank lenders as well as mid-tier lenders such as mortgage funds and investment advisors. He also has extensive experience in the acquisition, disposition and financing of all real estate asset classes, including retirement and nursing homes. Brian graduated from U of T Law in 1983 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1985. He has been named one of The Best Lawyers in Canada in the field of real estate law since 2006 and is profiled in the U of T Press Canadian Who’s Who. In his spare time Brian is a director of Toronto Hydro Corporation and chairs its Human Resource & Environment Committee as well as continues to be a member of the Audit Committee, is Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Ontario Science Centre and is a director of the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (Ontario).