Syll Kushner Partner


Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2005 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 416-369-6164

Fax: +1 416-862-7661

Email: syll.kushner@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Toronto



Syll Kushner

Syll practises in the Real Estate, Environmental and Urban Development department. His practice focuses on the acquisition and sale of all classes of commercial properties, the development of commercial real estate as well as real estate financing, asset and property management and leasing.

Syll has particular expertise advising clients on complex contaminated land disputes and settlements. He regularly advises on environmental risks in corporate transactions and is involved in the identification and resolution of environmental liability issues. He also has expertise in negotiating contractual clauses pertaining to the environmental aspects of commercial transactions.

Syll acts on behalf of domestic and foreign investors in the acquisition and disposition of commercial properties including single assets and portfolios; landlords and tenants in the preparation of template lease documentation and negotiating and strategizing leasing matters and related disputes; and pension funds and institutional investors in the creation of investment vehicles.

Syll is a former director of The Community Association for Riding for the Disabled and is on the planning committee for the Next Generation Section of the International Council of Shopping Centres. He has also served as a judge for the Juno Awards and sat on the Awards and Balloting Committee for the Canadian Country Music Association.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2005

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      2005
      Year of Call, Ontario
    • Education
      University of Western Ontario, BA in Philosophy
    • Education
      University of Windsor, LLB

Memberships

  • Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS)
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA)
  • Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Greater Toronto Chapter (NAIOP)
  • International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC)
  • The Law Society of Upper Canada