Partner in Commercial Real Estate Group. Regarded as a real estate problem solver and trouble shooter and a real estate litigation strategist. Provides a practical mid-sized firm approach to his broad business law practice with a special focus on purchase, sale and financing of commercial real estate, mortgage fraud, real property arbitration and mediation, title insurance defence. Provides specialized services to lawyers as counsel, strategist and creative problem solver for difficult real estate issues. Provides opinions and strategy regarding real estate lawyers’ negligence claims and the standard of practice of real estate lawyers. Past co-head of real estate section of Ontario Bar Admission Course. Author of The Law of Subdivision Control in Ontario and co-author of Real Estate Conveyancing in Ontario: A Nineties Perspective. Frequent lecturer to the Bar. Recipient of the OBA Award for Excellence in Real Estate, 2000; Certified by The Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Real Estate Law, 2004; recognized by The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada since 2004; Martindale-Hubbell AV preeminent peer review rated; recipient, Law Society Medal, 2008; 2015 Lawyer of the Year – Real Estate in Toronto, and in Best Lawyers in Canada.