Senior partner and coordinator of the Commercial Real Estate and Banking practices of the firm's Montréal office. Transactional commercial practice concentrated in fields of real estate and secured lending. Areas of specialty include commercial real estate acquisitions, development, joint ventures, project financing, construction and leasing with significant REIT expertise, and secured syndicated lending and mortgage financing. Counsel to and Director of several Canadian and foreign investors in Canadian real estate. Recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as Consistently Recommended in the area of property development and Repeatedly Recommended in the area of property leasing. Consistently listed in the area of Real Estate Law in The Best Lawyers in Canada. Achieved one of Martindale-Hubbell's highest ratings. Member of the firm’s Montréal committees on opinions and space planning, member of the Board of Directors of the Urban Development Institute of Québec. Trustee, DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art. BCL/LLB, McGill; BBA, Bishop.
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