Miguel Manzano’s practice focuses on real estate, private mergers & acquisitions, mining law and commercial contracts. His experience includes acting in the sale of several landmark Montreal office buildings—such as Place Ville-Marie, Place Montréal Trust and Le 1000 de la Gauchetière—and the completion of several complex real estate sale and leaseback transactions of significant office and industrial properties. Miguel also has an extensive knowledge in commercial leasing and has worked on many industrial and office leases of over 100,000 square feet on behalf of both landlords and tenants. Miguel has an expertise in property development joint ventures and frequently works on real estate financings. Miguel has in-depth knowledge of Quebec mining law and frequently prepares mining claim and mining lease title opinions in the context of acquisitions and financing. He also has worked on many private M&A commercial transactions involving the sale/acquisition of medium-sized and family-owned businesses.