Heather is a Senior Partner and past National Chair of the Real Estate Practice Group at Osler, one of the best commercial real estate law firms in Canada. Her practice encompasses a wide range of top real estate transactions and debt financing transactions, in the mixed use, retail, office, manufacturing and hospitality sectors. Heather is keenly interested in the application of legal technologies, AI and automation in the area of commercial real estate, and led the development of Osler’s Automated Real Estate Purchase Transaction tool, a streamlined and technology-enabled process and package of services for business transactions.
She has been with the Firm since 1980. She is the author of The 2018 International Comparative Legal Guide to Real Estate, Canada chapter, as well as Purchasing Real Estate in Canada in European Lawyer. She has served on the Board of Directors of Toronto CREW and as Canada’s delegate to the U.S. based CREW Network and continues to be a member. For three years, Heather served as Managing Partner of the firm, with responsibility for business strategy and client relationship management, and as a member of the firm's Executive Committee.