Common Law vs. Civil Law: Key Differences Between and Misconceptions about Canadian Commercial Real Estate Law


November 17, 2016


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Toronto, Ontario

Delivery Method

In Person & Webinar


Update: This webinar is now available for viewing online.


Please join Osler’s National Real Estate Group as we demystify the most common differences between and misconceptions about the common law and civil law systems governing commercial real estate in Canada. Learn practical strategies and tips to avoid pitfalls and maximize your investments across multiple jurisdictions.

Topics include:

  • Ownership and Co-ownership
  • Purchases and Sales
  • Leases (a lease is not real property in Quebec)
  • Landlord Remedies
  • Security
  • Environmental issues
  • Employment issues

Our panelists will include partners from our real estate group:

  • Heather McKean, Panel Moderator
  • Yan Besner
  • Rod Davidge
  • Stella Di Cresce
  • Paul Morassutti

Registration Info

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CLE/CPD Credit Information

Ontario – Professionalism - 0

Ontario – Substantive - 1


Yan A. Besner

Partner, Real Estate


Rod Davidge

Partner, Real Estate


Paul Morassutti

Partner, Real Estate


Heather McKean

Partner, Real Estate