Julie Paquette is a partner in Fasken’s Real Estate Law group, maintaining a robust practice focused on commercial real estate and franchising. Julie possesses extensive experience acquired over 25+ years of advising clients in connection with the leasing, acquisition, disposition, financing, and development of real property assets as well as providing advice regarding franchise laws. Julie has represented landlords and tenants in commercial leasing transactions, including for office, retail and industrial premises. She has completed two distribution centre build-to-suit lease projects representing the interest of the tenant in those transactions. Julie has drafted, negotiated and implemented purchase and sale agreements as well as sophisticated joint use and maintenance agreements, acting for vendors and purchasers of industrial and commercial properties.