Mr. Morassutti has practised real estate law for over 30 years, focusing on all types of commercial real estate matters including environmental and contaminated land issues. He has extensive experience in acquisitions and divestitures of real estate, commercial leasing, mortgage financings and environmental matters. He has deep experience in the leasing of all asset classes (office, retail and industrial), in all settings and across Canada. Paul has also acted on co-ownerships, joint ventures, development transactions, major pipeline easements and sophisticated ground leases. He has particular expertise advising foreign retailers entering or exiting the Canadian market, including Forever 21, Starbucks, Uniqlo, Ann Taylor, Vitamin Shoppe, and Chico’s, and Canadian retailers on their expansion across Canada. He has been repeatedly recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading lawyer in real estate law. He is a former member of the Cabinet and Executive Committee of the Canadian Bar Association (Ontario) – Real Property Section.