Silvana is a Partner who practises in the area of commercial real estate law. She has over 20 years of commercial real estate experience, and has acted on a wide variety of transactions, with an emphasis on real estate financings, joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions of commercial real estate properties, the sale and financing of hotel properties, receivership sales, security enforcement and restructurings. Silvana has written numerous articles on real estate matters, including loans to joint ventures, due diligence in real estate financings and tendering in an electronic registration environment. As well, Silvana regularly speaks at conferences held by the Law Society of Ontario, the Canadian Institute, Federated Press and the Ontario Bar Association. She is consistently ranked as a leading lawyer in all major legal directories and ranking publications.