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Canada Guide 2023
Québec Real Estate
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Band 1

4 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Fasken

Fasken’s Real Estate Group is your go-to team of experts in all types of real estate matters. We deliver on major projects and transactions and provide ongoing support for your ongoing leasing, financing and transactional needs. Our bench strength is unmatched across the country.

Fasken lawyers get the deal done. Our primary goal is to achieve your objectives efficiently. We deploy our knowledge, resources and innovative solutions to partner in your success. We can leverage technological solutions and deploy the depth of our whole team to your benefit.

Our clients include real estate developers, private institutional investors, both local and foreign, financial institutions, pension funds, pension fund managers, insurance companies and Crown corporations. We represent both privately held clients and publicly traded corporations and REITs.

Chambers Review

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Real Estate - Québec
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Band 1
What the team is known for

Fasken operates a large and trusted real estate team in Montréal and Québec City with deep and broad experience in the sector. The firm is widely lauded for its leading financing expertise, and its lawyers regularly structure complex lending agreements for banks and institutional investors in connection with major real estate and construction projects. The team also advises on major real estate transactions including sale-leasebacks and joint venture developments, and operates an active commercial leasing practice. It frequently acts for clients throughout the real estate industry on condominium, retail and office developments.

Work Highlights

Provided by Fasken
  • A Fasken team represented Devimco, as well as a number of private investors, in negotiations with Otéra Capital regarding the financing of the Solar Unquartier project.

Notable Practitioners

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Richard Clare
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Richard Clare
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Senior Statespeople

Richard Clare maintains an impressive reputation for his experience in commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, sales and joint ventures.
"Richard has deep commercial awareness and vision and makes sure his work consistently aligns with client objectives and market trends."

Nicolas Leblanc
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Nicolas Leblanc
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Band 3

Nicolas Leblanc is a Montréal-based real estate lawyer who is particularly noted for his recent work on high-value transactions and development projects.
"Nicolas is a great lawyer and produces an excellent work product." "He is technically excellent and very creative in terms of structuring."

Mariella Lo Papa
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Mariella Lo Papa
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Band 4

Mariella Lo Papa is well placed to advise on leasing transactions as well as real estate sales and purchases. Based in Montréal, her clients range from leading pharmaceutical companies to retailers and financial services companies.
"She is very responsive, helpful and intelligent."

Elias Retsinas
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Elias Retsinas
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Band 3

Montréal-based Elias Retsinas is an experienced real estate lawyer with broad capabilities covering real estate acquisitions and joint venture transactions.
"Elias is my most trusted advisor on broad-ranging commercial matters. In each case, he is responsive and deeply aware of his market." "Elias is a key individual for us on matters of great complexity. He brings his expertise to our files and his service is excellent."

Ranked Lawyers at
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Richard Clare
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Richard Clare
S
Senior Statespeople
Elias Retsinas
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Elias Retsinas
3
Band 3
Nicolas Leblanc
3
Nicolas Leblanc
3
Band 3
Mariella Lo Papa
4
Mariella Lo Papa
4
Band 4