Christina Pawliszyn

Christina Pawliszyn is a partner in the Corporate Commercial Group at Gowling WLG's Waterloo Region office. Christina has a specialized focus on financing transactions and real estate law. Christina's client-centric approach has earned her recognition delivering strategic results for individuals and a diverse portfolio of local, national, and international businesses.

Professional Expertise:

Commercial Real Estate Specialization: With an emphasis on commercial real estate transactions, Christina brings a wealth of experience to the table. Her expertise spans leasing arrangements, representing both landlords and tenants, as well as navigating complex commercial real estate purchases, sales, subdivisions, and condominium transactions.

Diverse Property Portfolio: Christina's proficiency extends to various property types, including commercial properties, industrial properties, farmland, multi-unit properties, and vacant land. Her comprehensive understanding of these diverse real estate landscapes enables her to provide tailored, insightful guidance to her clients. Christina excels in navigating a diverse spectrum of legal issues encountered during real estate transactions and has demonstrated expertise in resolving issues such as environmental contamination related registrations, adverse possession, encroachments, outstanding liens and encumbrances, and more.

Robust Financial Services Advisory: As a valued member of the Financial Institutions & Services Group, Christina adeptly represents both lenders and borrowers in the financial services sector. Her involvement in diverse domestic and international commercial financing transactions involving mortgage and personal property security underscores her nuanced grasp of the intricacies within the financial landscape.

Client-Centric Approach:

Christina is committed to fostering open lines of communication, ensuring that her clients are well-informed throughout every stage of the legal process. Her dedication to clarity and concise communication has proven invaluable in building enduring, trust-based relationships with her clients.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2014

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2010

    • Education
      University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Canadian & American dual JD
    • Education
      University of Windsor, Canadian & American dual JD
  • 2005

    • Education
      University of Waterloo, BA (Hons.) Psychology, Human Resource Specialization, Law and Criminology Option


  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association