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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

(Hall of Fame)

John CurrieMcCarthy Tétrault

Home to a notably broad offering, McCarthy Tétrault operates at the top-end of development, property dispute and management, transactional, financing and leasing affairs, acting at a varied array of asset classes including offices, shopping centres, hotels, apartment buildings, resorts and infrastructure projects. John Currie leads the national practice from Toronto, acting on everything from mid- and large-scale secured financings through to development agreements and joint ventures, and is supported by market veteran Abraham Costin, a widely renowned name among developers, pension funds and financial institutions; the pair are based alongside Jamie Orzech who is adept in the acquisition of all asset classes, in addition to ground and sale-back leasing transactions. Over in Vancouver, Keith Burrell KC holds extensive experience in the pre-sale of large residential and mixed-use projects.