Real Estate Law

The Davis LLP Real Estate Law Practice Group brings an integrated, team approach to achieve creative results in all types of real estate transactions. Whether a small developer in Whistler or Montreal, or a national pension fund, we have the vision, expertise and experience to best serve our clients in the local, national, and international markets.

Our business-focused approach means we provide practical, common sense solutions in a responsive manner to achieve our clients’ goals.

As one of the leaders in the real estate field, we have had the opportunity to work with all groups involved in the real estate industry, including:

  • Developers
  • Construction companies and builders
  • Buyers and sellers of real estate
  • Landlords and tenants of shopping centres, office buildings and retail premises
  • Institutional and private lenders
  • Pensions plans and trusts
  • Pacific Rim investors
  • Aboriginal groups
  • Municipal, provincial and federal governmental authorities

We advise clients on virtually all aspects of the real estate industry throughout Canada, including acquisitions and sales, development, joint ventures and limited partnerships, public-private partnerships, and commercial leasing and financings. We provide the comprehensive assistance required to guide our clients through the complex stages of all types of real estate transactions in today’s competitive and demanding business market.

As part of a leading full-service national firm, we are able to provide our clients with comprehensive advice throughout the stages of a transaction from structuring the entity that will acquire the property, to obtaining necessary approvals for development, to acting on the sales of units in the new development. Davis offers legal advice in such related legal areas as taxation, public affairs, commercial lending, securities & corporate finance, environmental, Aboriginal, and bankruptcy & insolvency law.