Alexei Kovalev

The primary focus of Alexei’s practice is on acquisition, disposition and financing of commercial real estate, as well as land use planning and development issues.

Prior to law school, Alexei spent several years with a full service real estate brokerage and represented clients in connection with various residential and commercial real property matters.

Representative Work

PRO Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with various acquisitions, dispositions and financings of commercial real estate properties across Canada

US-based pension fund in connection with a sale of a nine-storey office building in Downtown Toronto for $78.5 million

Latest Insights

  • Osler Update Apr 24, 2024

    Budget 2024 — good news and bad news for real estate

    One of the overarching themes of the federal budget tabled on April 16, 2024 was the increase of affordable housing supply.

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    Budget 2024 — good news and bad news for real estate

Awards and Recognition

  • Best Lawyers: Recognized as “One to Watch” in Real Estate Law



  • Osgoode Hall Law School, J.D.
  • Bucerius Law School, Exchange
  • McMaster University, B.A. (Hons.)


  • English
  • Russian

Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Urban Land Institute (Toronto)