Legal Services

Northview is a full-service boutique corporate law firm specializing in commercial real estate. We provide a variety of legal services to our clients on a range of matters which can generally be divided between Corporate Commercial Legal Services and Commercial Real Estate Services, as described below.

Corporate Commercial Legal Services

In our Corporate & Commercial practice, we advise clients on a broad range of business law issues. Our innovative practice model and flexible cost structure make us an ideal law firm for businesses of all sizes from entrepreneurial start ups to large multinational public corporations with a focus on advising those companies in the commercial real estate sector.

Our corporate and commercial services include such matters as:

  • Business formations, including the establishment of corporations, partnerships and joint ventures;
  • Preparation and negotiation of shareholder and partnership agreements;
  • Advising on the purchase and sale of active businesses;
  • Corporate restructurings and reorganizations; and
  • Corporate record maintenance.

Our innovative practice model and flexible cost structure make us an ideal law firm for businesses of all sizes.

Commercial Real Estate Legal Services

Northview has expertise in providing advice to commercial clients on a broad range of sophisticated commercial real estate transactions. We are set up to be a one stop-shop to handle all legal aspects of commercial real estate matters, from beginning to end, in all commercial real estate practice areas, including acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, property development, commercial leasing and financings.

Northview works with developers, owners and managers, landlords, tenants, leading financial institutions and private lenders.

Five Areas of Expertise

1. Commercial Real Estate Agreements

Negotiating all commercial real estate related agreements, including agreements of purchase and sale.

2. Purchases and Sales

Purchases and sales of office buildings, shopping centres, industrial parks, hotels, mixed-use properties, vacant land and portfolios of properties.

3. Joint Ventures

Joint venture formation, structuring transactions, restructurings, co-tenancy agreements, development agreements, property management agreements, general partnership and limited partnership agreements.

4. National Lenders

Representing borrowers and major national lenders in connection with real estate financing transactions, including long term mortgage financings, CMHC insured financings and construction financings.

5. Commercial Lease Agreements

Negotiation of commercial leases from both a landlord and tenant perspective, and ongoing leasing matters including renewals, surrenders and ongoing landlord/tenant relationship matters.