J.E. Dennis Daoust is the co-founder of Daoust Vukovich LLP, a boutique dedicated to commercial leasing law, litigation, telecommunications access agreements, commercial real estate and construction law. Former vice president and general counsel of the shopping centre divisions of The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited in Canada and the US. Speaks and writes regularly on all commercial leasing law matters including: remedies, ground leases, financing, tax aspects, construction problems, insurance and risk management. Substantial parts of his practice concern respectively, building owner telecom access and communication services issues, construction and design contracts, and solar, renewable energy facility agreements and leases. Qualified as an expert witness in landlord and tenant and solicitors negligence matters. Named in The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada every year since the first publication, identified in The Best Lawyers in Canada guide, and noted as a lifetime member in Strathmore’s Who’s Who. Has co-Chaired leasing law conferences for Canadian Bar Association of Ontario. Instructor for Leasehold Issues Component of part-time LLM program of Osgoode Hall Law School. Called to the Ontario bar in 1974.