David Dell > Torys > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile
79 WELLINGTON STREET WEST, SUITE 3000
BOX 270, TD CENTRE
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With rigorous, forward-thinking counsel, David has a long track record advising clients on sophisticated commercial real estate and infrastructure projects across North America.
David is recognized as one of Canada’s leading real estate lawyers, acting on some of the most complex real estate transactions in the country. With a diverse practice focusing on commercial real estate and infrastructure projects, David’s work regularly involves real estate joint ventures, project development and construction, lending, loan restructuring and workouts, leasing, real estate investment trusts and acquisitions and dispositions of all types of real property.
David’s real estate work extends beyond Canada across North America, and his diverse experience includes large shopping centre, office and mixed-use commercial and recreational developments. He also has significant experience with build-to-suit projects and construction and project management arrangements.
Ontario Bar, 1992
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
At Torys, the real estate team is well placed to advise across the entire spectrum of matters including acquisitions, dispositions and leasing transactions, large-scale development projects, financing and joint venture agreements. The practice, which acts for large real estate investors and developers across Canada, offers national coverage to a domestic and international client roster that also includes real estate companies, REITs and pension funds. Based in Toronto, Sabrina Gherbaz, who focuses on real estate development, and Graham Rawlinson, who is noted for his transactional track record encompassing joint ventures, divestitures and financing in the retail, office and hospitality sectors, jointly lead the department. David Dell stands out for his experience of real estate joint ventures, REITs, lending and M&A involving commercial, office and mixed-use developments. Andy Gibbons, whose sectoral expertise covers real estate, infrastructure and energy projects, is noted for financing, development and transactional work.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Capital markets
- Corporate and M&A
- Infrastructure projects
- Energy and natural resources > Oil and gas
- Energy and natural resources > Power
- Banking and finance
- Competition and antitrust
- Intellectual property
- Real estate and construction
- Restructuring and insolvency
- Indigenous law
- International expertise
- Energy and natural resources > Mining
- Public procurement
- International trade
- Labour and employment
- Dispute resolution