Partner. Focuses on commercial real estate acquisitions, sales, financing and leasing. Has a busy commercial leasing practice, acting for both landlords and tenants. Has acted for lenders, landlords and tenants on ground leases and has co-authored a chapter in Tenant's Rights and Remedies in a Commercial Lease and contributed to The Commercial Lease – A Practical Guide (both published by Canada Law Book Inc.). Recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada Guide as a leading lawyer in the area of commercial leasing law and real estate law. Extensive experience inreal estate, financing and leasing aspects of numerous insolvencies and restructurings including those in the laboratory, movie theatre, grocery, department store, toy and other retail industries. Also has significant experience in the establishment, financing and disposition of real estate investment trusts and income funds.