Areas of Expertise

Leasing Law

Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, when it comes to commercial leasing there is a lot to consider before signing an offer to lease or a lease. Commercial leases are usually long and complex documents with a myriad of traps for the unwary. At Pallett Valo, we work with landlords and tenants in preparing and negotiating all types of commercial leases and related documentation, from small transactions to large mixed-use developments, to ensure that their lease documentation meet their expectations and protect their interests.

At Pallett Valo, we not only strive to ensure that our clients understand their obligations going into a lease, but we are also here to assist them when issues and disputes arise during the life of a lease, be it a dispute over the interpretation of a lease term; the proper handling of assignments, subleases or licenses; and the enforcement of rights and remedies, including resorting to the courts or other dispute resolution arrangements, such as mediation and/or arbitration.

At Pallett Valo we have only the best interest of our clients in mind. Our commercial leasing law team has extensive knowledge and experience in this area and works together with our other practice areas, including construction law, property tax, municipal and zoning law and insolvency and bankruptcy, to ensure that our clients receive timely and expert advice practical and effective legal solutions. We are your one-stop source for commercial leasing matters.

At Pallett Valo we can help protect you both today and tomorrow. To learn more contact a member of our Leasing Law Group at (905) 273-3300.

Areas of our Leasing Law practice include:

  • Offers and Agreements to Lease
  • Condominium, Ground, Industrial, Office, Retail and Mixed Use Leases
  • Indemnities and Guarantees
  • Lease Assignments
  • Subleases and Licenses
  • Non-Disturbance Agreements
  • Property Management Agreements
  • Bankruptcy of a Landlord or Tenant
  • Landlord Waiver Agreement in Favour of Tenants’ Lenders
  • Lease Interpretation
  • Landlord and Tenant Disputes Arising During The Term of a Lease
  • Lease Defaults and Remedies, Including Distress and Lease Terminations
  • Relief From Forfeiture (Termination) Proceedings
  • Litigating Commercial Lease Disputes
The best thing about P.V. is that they use the right lawyer for the right service, both in terms of type of service and size of file.
Vince Siciliano, BDO Canada Limited