Darren Taylor is an experienced partner in Gowling WLG's Calgary office practising in the areas of commercial real estate and business law. Having worked in commercial real estate law for more than a decade, Darren possesses significant experience in a variety of real estate transactions, including: acquisitions and dispositions; due diligence; financing; leasing; property development and joint ventures and co-ownerships. He has extensive experience representing both lenders and borrowers in financing transactions. He has acted on behalf of large institutional lenders, as well as a number of small, private lenders. These financings have been made with respect to a variety of properties and portfolios of properties. The majority of Darren’s work has been for property owners. As a result, he has extensive experience on the borrower side of transactions. A significant amount of his practice also involves commercial leasing in which he acts for both landlords and tenants. Darren also advises clients on general business transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions of businesses and structuring business transactions. He has been recognized in both The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada.