Leanne Laughlin  

Counsel

Executive Summary

​Leanne Laughlin joins BLG as Counsel in the Commercial Leasing Department. Her current practice focuses on commercial leasing law with a depth of experience developed both in private practice and in-house. Leanne is a skilled negotiator with extensive expertise in drafting retail, office, ground leases, mixed use and industrial leases as well as ancillary lease documentation. Leanne represents both landlords and tenants in her current practice with expertise in the banking, pharmaceutical, retail, manufacturing and technology sectors. Leanne also assists numerous small to medium sized enterprises (SME) with their leases and lease issues. In addition to her diverse private practice, Leanne has worked in-house both for a major pharmaceutical distribution corporation with a national lease portfolio and Canada's largest supermarket and pharmacy retailer.

Representative Work

  • Acts for a major charitable corporation with all aspects of its real estate/leasing portfolio.
  • Helped two technology companies relocate their head offices in 2017.
  • Negotiates complex lease agreements for clients across industries including office, banking, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, warehouse, office and retail.
  • Represents SME clients with prioritizing lease issues and streamlining lease negotiations.
  • Advises both tenants and landlords on the interpretation and enforcement of commercial leases.