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About Rachel

Rachel's diverse real estate practice involves regularly acting on acquisitions and dispositions, financings, joint ventures and development projects of all asset classes, including retail and commercial, industrial and office, multi-residential and hospitality.

She often provides real estate advice in connection with complex commercial transactions, including domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, renewable energy infrastructure transactions, project and other financings and receivership sales.

Rachel regularly acts for clients with portfolios that span North America, including pension funds, life insurance companies and real estate investment trusts. She has acted for financial institutions, private lenders and a wide range of borrowers on numerous large- and mid-scale secured financings.

Select Experience

The following transactions highlight Rachel's experience in representing:

  • A U.S. lender in connection with a C$416-million commercial real estate loan to a Canadian borrower

  • A large port terminal operator in its multi-decade lease and operating agreements

  • Institutional lenders on loans to developers of major residential and commercial strata titled developments

  • Pension funds in acquisitions and joint ventures of office, retail, industrial and multi-family residential assets

Awards & Recognition
  • The Legal 500 Canada – 2023–2024 (Real Estate)

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business – 2023–2024 (Real Estate)

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada (2024: Commercial Leasing Law; 2023–2024: Real Estate Law)

Professional Activities

Rachel is a contributor to The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and is an active member of the Canadian Bar Association.


Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2019
Admitted to the British Columbia Bar – 2017
JD, Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia – 2016
BA, University of British Columbia – 2013

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