Gowling WLG adds two new lawyers to strengthen commercial real estate services in Hamilton

09 August 2018

Gowling WLG is pleased to share that experienced commercial real estate lawyers Pamela Green and Sawsan Selwyn have joined the firm's national Real Estate Group in Hamilton.

Pamela Green comes to the firm as a partner with 25 years' experience in real estate law. Her practice encompasses a comprehensive range of commercial real estate matters, including land development and planning; real estate acquisition, disposition and financing; mortgage remedies; real estate disputes; and general corporate commercial matters.  

A LEED Accredited Professional, Pamela writes and speaks frequently on the topic of green building. Over the course of her career, she has moderated and spoken at several annual Green Real Estate Conferences, conducted seminars on the unique risk and allocation of liability involved in contaminated land transactions and Brownfield developments to industry participants, hosted workshops on solar rooftop panel leasing, and provided insight on environmental legislation and corporate responsibility to media. She has also participated in workshops to develop Mississauga's Living Green Master Plan and currently sits on the Environment, Sustainability & Infrastructure Committee of the city's board of trade.

Outside of her legal practice, Pamela is director and secretary of Mississauga's Legends Row (Walk of Fame) and serves as the honourary chair of the West-End Women's Network.

Qualified to practise law in both Ontario and England & Wales, associate Sawsan Selwyn has rich experience in real estate law on both sides of the Atlantic. She represents sellers, purchasers, institutional and private lenders, real estate developers, REITS and other real estate investors in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions - including the acquisition, disposition, financing and leasing of raw land, offices, and industrial and retail properties. 

Sawsan sits on the advisory board of the SouthSide Shuffle Blues & Jazz Festival, and serves as the co-founder and chair of the West-End Women's Network. She is also the founder and chair of the board of Food4Kids Mississauga.

"Widely regarded as leaders in their field and community, Pamela and Sawsan have proven talent when it comes to helping clients bring major real estate transactions and projects to fruition," said Louis Frapporti, managing partner of Gowling WLG's Hamilton office. "As Gowling WLG endeavours to expand and strengthen its commercial real estate practice in Hamilton at a time of dynamic growth and development for this region, Pamela and Sawsan - working in concert with their colleagues in Waterloo and Toronto – will significantly enhance our ability to serve clients throughout the entire Southern Ontario corridor."

As a global law firm with one of Canada's largest real estate and real estate lending practices, Gowling WLG delivers a complete range of services to a diverse clientele, including multinational development companies, financial institutions, national retailers and First Nations groups. No matter how complex or significant the transaction, the Gowling WLG team can help you achieve your real estate goals. Learn more


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