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Canada Guide 2023

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Real Estate
1 Years Ranked

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Provided by Yan Besner

Canada

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Yan is a Partner in the Real Estate Group of our Montréal office. He advises on acquisitions, dispositions, financing and leasing transactions to real estate companies and clients with core real estate assets critical to their businesses. His clients include property owners, developers, lenders and other commercial clients. He is known for his extensive experience in advising national and international retailers, including businesses involved in franchising on their commercial real estate needs in Québec. Yan provides ongoing, day-to-day counsel to numerous major national and international retail clients on their commercial leasing needs across Canada. He also provides real estate counsel to institutional property owners and managers, REITS, family offices and governmental authorities.

Career

Yan created and spearheaded the development of Estoppel Express, an estoppel certificate production service developed through the Osler Works platform.

Personal

Université de Montréal, 2015, Juris Doctor

Université de Montréal, 2003, D.E.S.S, Common Law

Université de Montréal, 2001, LL.B.

Chambers Review

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Canada

Real Estate - Québec
4
Band 4

Montréal-based Yan Besner regularly advises on financing and leasing transactions. He has particular expertise in representing retailers in commercial real estate dealings.
"Yan is solution-oriented and always willing and able to think outside of the box. His depth of knowledge of our business means we work in partnership on our deals."

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