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Ira S. Barkin

Goodmans LLP

Partner and co-head of Goodmans’ Real Estate Group. Plays a leading role in large acquisition, financing, development, restructuring, and securitization transactions. Extensive experience in seniors housing and hotel law, commercial leasing, clean energy land development, and telecommunications financing. Significant transactional experience includes assisting the Province of Ontario in connection with Stelco Inc.’s restructuring; Revera Inc. in its joint venture with Axium Infrastructure; Revera Inc. and Welltower Inc.’s US$1.35 billion joint venture in a shared ownership of 47 Canadian retirement residences; Atlantic Power’s US$810 million senior secured credit facilities; Brookfield’s $480 million acquisition of Enwave Energy Corporation; and Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited in its $771 million acquisition of the Forzani Group. Recognized as a leading lawyer in real estate by The Best Lawyers in Canada, in property development by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, and by the Lexpert®/ROB Special Edition: Canada’s Leading Energy Lawyers in the Globe and Mail’s ROB magazine. Has published a number of articles and has lectured at the Annual Seniors Housing Forum, LSO, and the Ontario Solar Summit and Expo. Contributor to The Canadian REIT Handbook, published by REALpac.

Year Called to the Bar:1992 (ON)
333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 597-4112
Fax: (416) 979-1234
E-mail: [email protected]

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