Serge Lakatos is a partner in our Commercial Real Estate Group in both our Vancouver and Calgary offices. Serge practises primarily in the area of commercial real estate, with a focus on acquisitions, dispositions, development, leasing, financing and M&A in both Alberta and British Columbia, as well as the negotiation and drafting of purchase and sale agreements of real estate and business assets in Alberta, British Columbia and across Canada. He assists clients with the negotiation of project financing; drafting and reviewing of commercial, industrial, office and shopping centre leases; municipal planning matters, including subdivision approvals and zoning matters; drafting lender security, including mortgages and concluding financial lending transactions relating to real property.
Serge also has experience in the negotiation of title insurance policies; title review of freehold and Crown oil & gas leases in Alberta and BC; and dispositions of mineral interests in Alberta, Saskatchewan and BC. He has appeared before the Superior Court on foreclosure matters.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Serge was a licensed insurance broker in BC, as well as an auditor and credit analyst with Ford Credit Canada Limited.