Tristan’s practice focuses on commercial real estate law, with an emphasis on transit, renewable energy and other infrastructure projects. He frequently acts on behalf of private equity funds, developers, asset managers and government organizations on real estate joint ventures, large single-asset or portfolio acquisitions and dispositions, and project development and construction matters. Tristan also acts for both borrowers and lenders on secured and unsecured single-lender and syndicated acquisition, construction and general corporate financings.
Tristan has experience advising on the real property components of large M&A transactions and securities law matters.
Prior to joining Torys, Tristan completed a legal internship at the Trade Law Bureau of Global Affairs Canada in Ottawa, focusing on trade remedies disputes.
Tristan volunteers as a mentor with the Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS) program, a high school program that uses legal education as a tool to assist students to succeed in school and become engaged and active citizens.
During law school, Tristan was a teaching assistant and fellow for the Joint Queen’s-University of Ottawa International Trade Law Practicum, a program that is part of the global TradeLab network of legal practica providing pro bono trade and investment law support to developing countries and non-governmental organizations.
Tristan volunteered with Suits His Style, an Ottawa-based charity that supports the employment opportunities of men in need by providing them professional attire.