Don's practice focuses on real estate and infrastructure with an emphasis on commercial real estate, energy-related projects and secured financing. He has extensive experience advising domestic and international clients and syndicates on the acquisition, financing and structuring of their real estate and energy-related projects; on developing and leasing their real estate projects; and on acquiring and arranging mortgage portfolios.
Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in energy law, real estate law (2012-2020)
Legal Media Group/Euromoney’s IFLR1000 The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Notable practitioner in capital markets: equity, M&A, project finance, real estate acquisitions (2019)
Best Lawyers in Canada—Toronto Energy Lawyer of the Year (2014)
Don has participated in many legal education programs, including delivering papers at the Law Society of Upper Canada, Ontario Bar Association, Canadian Institute and Federated Press conferences, and is a contributing author of Agreements of Purchase and Sale (Butterworths, 1996).
Memberships and Affiliations
Don is a member of the Real Estate, Business Law and Insolvency Sections of the Ontario Bar Association.