Nicole St-Louis is a partner in the Commercial Real Estate Group at BLG’s Ottawa office. She comes to BLG after thirteen years as in-house counsel at Canada’s largest food supermarket. Most recently Vice-President, Legal Counsel and National Compliance, Nicole practices in most areas of real property law, including real estate developments and acquisitions & dispositions, with a special emphasis on commercial leasing and environmental law. Nicole has negotiated commercial retail and office leases with most of Canada’s largest landlords, from simple projects to complex, mixed-use, multi-level developments. She regularly advises clients on the remediation and management of environmentally impacted properties and brownfield redevelopment as well as health and safety law. Nicole also advises on municipal related real estate, site plan agreements, private land use agreements and cost-sharing agreements.
Nicole has considerable project management skills with experience in leading large and complex projects and multi-disciplinary teams.
She is fluently bilingual in French and English, and practises in both official languages.