100 King St W, Suite 3400, 1 First Canadian Pl, PO Box 130, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1999 (ON)
Simon Crawford is shortlisted by every major Canadian and international legal guide, including Chambers Global, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Euromoney Expert Guide and Best Lawyers in Canada, as one of Canada's leading real estate lawyers, and is listed in the 2018 Lexpert ALM 500 comprehensive guide to Canada’s top legal talent, as one of the 500 most frequently recommended lawyers across Canada, in any ranked discipline, as determined by annual peer survey. Simon was recently accepted as a Fellow for ACMA (American College of Mortgage Attorneys). He regularly leads and structure large and complex real estate bids and transactions, and has been a key advisor and strategist in developing, trading, financing, and tailoring the ownership and joint venture structures for many of the country's landmark office, commercial, retail, sports and entertainment, infrastructure and residential projects and portfolios. Simon advises many of Canada's most sophisticated real estate investors on issues such as private equity matters, fund formation, joint ventures, income trusts, the purchase and sale of real estate assets and real estate companies, and property development.