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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


Commercial real estate practice covers all aspects of real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, large and mid-scale secured construction and term financing, securitizations, construction contracts, asset management and development agreements, joint ventures, operating contracts, leasing and licensing. Recent transactions include acting for lenders in respect of large-scale bond and other forms of financings relating to office, retail and industrial complexes, condominium and hotel developments, entertainment and gaming facilities, timberland operations and multi-asset pool senior and mezzanine lending.


Ontario Bar, 1997.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Real estate

(Leading individuals)

John CurrieMcCarthy Tétrault

Housing one of the largest real estate teams in Canada, McCarthy Tétrault‘s core expertise includes asset acquisitions and disposals, infrastructure development, corporate leasing and real estate financing. The group advises a wide variety of clients, including pension funds, REITs, mortgage and private equity funds, developers and governmental bodies on all types of commercial real estate matters. In addition to its size and bench strength, the team is recognized for its on-the-ground presence across the country, which places the team in a strong position to handle large-scale mandates involving real estate assets spread across the provinces. Key contacts in Toronto include department head William McCullough, and transaction specialists Abraham Costin, John Currie and Jamie Orzech. Vancouver-based Keith Burrell QC is recommended for his work with major real estate developers.