Mr. Carsley’s practice concentrates on real estate law, with emphasis on the acquisition, disposition, development, financing, joint venturing, and leasing of commercial real estate, representing developers, major tenants and REITs. Mr. Carsley was the driving force behind the legislative changes to Section 10 of the Canada Interest Act and served as Canadian Division Government Relations Chair of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). In 2006, ICSC awarded Mr. Carsley the Trustees Distinguished Service Award, the highest honour bestowed by the retail real estate industry. ICSC membership worldwide now stands at over 70,000 in more than 70 countries. Since its inception in 1987, there have only been 122 Distinguished Services Award recipients. Mr. Carsley is recognized in Lexpert®, Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Global and Chambers Canada guide as a leading practitioner in commercial real estate. He has been a frequent speaker and planner at both Canadian and American ICSC conferences, and The Canadian Institute, was a 1989 McGill University Meredith Memorial Lecturer, and a 2015 Realpak real estate certificate Lecturer.