Michael Garonce

De Grandpré Chait LLP

1000 de la Gauchetière St W, Suite 2900
Montréal, QC H3B 4W5
Phone: (514) 878-8672
Fax: (514) 878-8577
E-mail: mgaronce@dgclex.com

Michael Garonce is a renowned practitioner in real estate law. His main practice relates to the acquisition and development of real property, with emphasis on appropriate ownership structure. He taught for several years at the McGill University and as lecturer for the Greater Montréal Real Estate Board. He has lectured and written on various aspects of real property including an article in the Meredith Lectures entitled "Joint Venture and Undivided Co-Ownership Arrangements: A Québec Perspective." He has spoken at various conferences, most lately before the Québec Real Estate Section of the Canadian Bar Association where he delivered a paper on Pre-payment Rights Under Hypothecary Loans and the impact of section 10 of the Interest Act. He lectured on the law of civil responsibility as part of the Québec Bar’s series of lectures on the 1994 Civil Code Reform. He is a past president of the Lord Reading Law Society and a former Counselor of the Bar of Montréal. He is listed in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory 2018, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018, a publication which also named him Real Estate "Lawyer of the Year" in Montréal in 2014, and holds an AV overall peer rating of 5.0 out of 5.0 in Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating awarded by this international legal directory.

Year Called to the Bar:1968 (QC)
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