100 Queen St, Suite 1300, World Exchange Plaza, Ottawa, ON
Year called to bar: 2000 (ON)
Nicole is a partner in the Commercial Real Estate Group, national leader of BLG Beyond, and national co-leader of BLG’s Beyond Leasing. Prior to joining BLG, Nicole spent 13 years as in-house counsel at Canada’s largest retailer. Nicole leads Beyond Leasing, a team of 23 legal professionals and operations specialists who deliver portfolio-wide legal services leasing solutions to its clients. Beyond Leasing’s mission is to bring clients the very best leasing services, on a fully integrated national platform, utilizing cutting-edge technologies and incorporating the best practices from across the country. Nicole is responsible for ensuring the highest quality of service for clients and building solutions for their leasing portfolios that deliver efficient and timely service. Beyond Leasing assist clients with the drafting and negotiation of office, retail and industrial leases. Working with both landlords and tenants, the team prepares and reviews all forms of lease documentation, and advises on lease interpretation, remedies and enforcement issues, with an emphasis on practical business solutions and dispute resolution. Nicole has considerable project management experience leading large and complex projects and multi-disciplinary teams.