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McCarthy Tétrault
66 Wellington Street West
Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower Box 48
Toronto ON M5K 1E6

Work Department

Real Estate


Practice focuses on commercial real estate including acquisitions and dispositions of all asset classes; commercial leasing including, new project first occupancies, ground lease and sale lease back transactions; borrower and lender side financing transactions, including securitization/ bond financings; real estate development projects including condominium and subdivision development. Extensive experience in the structure and implementation of real estate joint ventures, co-ownerships and other multi-ownership structures. Represents pension funds, REITs, developers, government agencies, financial institutions, public and private real estate managers, and life insurance companies.


Ontario Bar, 2002.


Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Real estate

(Next Generation Partners)

Jamie OrzechMcCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault is home to a full-service real estate offering, and attracts instructions from private and publicly-traded investors, REITs, pension funds, governmental bodies and developers. In the acquisition and disposition space, the department is frequently engaged in high-value transactions, both of single assets and portfolios, spanning industrial, residential and commercial properties, hotels, office buildings and infrastructure projects. Furthermore, the team is also routinely called upon to advise on development-related joint ventures, financing deals, leasing matters and disputes. William McCullough in Toronto manages the department that also includes John Currie, who is noted for his proficiency in financing transactions involving the real estate sector, and Abraham Costin, who is counsel of choice for developers, pension funds and financial institutions. Also based in Toronto, Jamie Orzech balances a busy transactional workload that includes acquisitions and dispositions of all asset classes, implementation of real estate joint ventures and financings. In Vancouver, Keith Burrell advises on development and investment matters, and is often sought after by major developers of residential and mixed-use projects engaged in presale activity.