Partner and member of the firm’s Real Estate Group. Hayden has a transactional practice focusing primarily in the area of commercial real estate and, in particular, real estate acquisitions, divestures, leasing, co-ownership structuring, property development and construction. Hayden also has extensive experience in complex real estate financing transactions, including those related to land development, construction loans, acquisition facilities and mortgage loans. He represents a broad client base including many of Canada's largest public and private real estate investment trusts along with numerous private developers and builders. Hayden is recognized as a leading lawyer in real estate by Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, Best Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal, Expert Guides and Lexpert®. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (Toronto NAIOP). Hayden has presented at a number of seminars for the Canadian Bar Association and the International Council of Shopping Centers, covering such topics as drafting commercial leases, landlord enforcement rights and other real estate related issues. Called to the Ontario Bar (1997).