H. Graham Rawlinson

H. Graham Rawlinson

Toronto: 416.865.7397
Fax 416.865.7380


LLB, 1999
University of Toronto
Doctoral comprehensive examinations completed, 1995
York University
MA, 1992
York University
BA (Honours), 1990
University of Western Ontario

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2001


Graham is a co-head of the firm’s Commercial Real Estate Practice. He is a recognized Canadian real estate transactions lawyer known for his expertise in commercial real estate and infrastructure transactions, with an emphasis on real estate joint ventures, acquisitions, divestitures, project finance, development, leasing, construction and secured lending. Graham has particular experience in the seniors housing, retail, office and hospitality sectors. He acts for public and private businesses in some of their most complex real estate transactions.

Representative Work

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Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in real estate: nationwide and Ontario (2016-2019); real estate: Ontario (2021)

Chambers Global—Leading lawyer in real estate (2012-2016)

Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in real estate law (2013-2021)



Professional Involvement

From 1998 to 1999, Graham was Senior Editor for the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review.

Graham co-authored The Canadian 100: The Most Influential Canadians of the Twentieth Century (Little, Brown & Co., 1997), a national bestseller.