Stephen is a senior partner and Chair of Minden Gross LLP’s Commercial Leasing Group. Has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial leasing for office, retail, industrial and other commercial properties, including alternative dispute resolution. Acts for leading national and international retailers, developers, landlords and tenants. Participates in commercial lease-related arbitrations and mediations as counsel, arbitrator, and mediator. Has served as an expert witness in commercial leasing matters. Is an active member of ICSC and frequent lecturer, panelist, and moderator for LSUC, CBA, ICSC, and private groups. Co-editor and contributor to Shopping Centre Leases (Volumes I & II); Shopping Centre Leases, 2nd Ed. (Canada Law Book, 2008); contributor to leasing publications including Distress - A Commercial Landlord’s Remedy (Canada Law Book, 2001) and Assignment, Subletting and Change of Control in a Commercial Lease (Canada Law Book, 2002). Named as one of Canada’s Most Frequently Recommended Property Leasing lawyers by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; also listed in Best Lawyers in Canada. Member of CBA, LSUC and ICSC. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1965.
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