Jeff Talbot  


Executive Summary

Jeff Talbot practices in commercial real estate law. He advises clients regarding the acquisition, divestiture and transfer of immovable property and on real estate financing. In addition, Jeff advises both tenants and owners on the commercial leasing for all types of buildings, including industrial and office buildings, as well as shopping centres. He also advises clients regarding co-ownership, emphyteusis, servitudes and land transfer duties.

Prior to joining the BLG team, Jeff practised in another national firm and articled part-time for a judge of the Superior Court of Québec. In addition, he was a member of the research team for the Commission of Inquiry on the Awarding and Management of Public Contracts in the Construction Industry (Charbonneau Commission) .

Jeff speaks French and English fluently.

Representative Work

  • Represented a Canadian oil major in a $2.8 billion dollar transaction concerning the sale of its service stations to five different buyers in Canada and with respect to its Québec assets;
  • Advised lenders with respect to the real estate aspects of the financing of major wind farm projects in Québec;
  • Advised lenders in several acquisition, sale and development projects of all kinds, including residential and commercial projects.