A leading real estate lawyer, Graham brings decades of experience helping clients navigate the real estate industry through business-minded counsel focused on optimal opportunities and outcomes for clients.
Co-head of Torys’ Commercial Real Estate Practice, Graham is known for his extensive experience in commercial real estate and infrastructure transactions, including real estate joint ventures, acquisitions, divestitures, project finance, development, leasing, construction and secured lending.
Graham regularly acts for public and private businesses in some of their most complex and transformational real estate transactions. He brings market insight and real estate experience through his longstanding work in the seniors housing, retail, office and hospitality sectors.
Commercial real estate practice co-head Graham Rawlinson is ‘very good to work with,’ according to industry participants.’
—Chambers Canada, 2021
Recognition and Awards
Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in real estate (Ontario)
The Legal 500—Leading lawyer in real estate and construction
Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in real estate law
The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in property development
Chambers Global—Leading lawyer in real estate
Graham was previously Senior Editor for the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review, and co-authored The Canadian 100: The Most Influential Canadians of the Twentieth Century (Little, Brown & Co., 1997), a national bestseller.