Tamila Ivanov  

Senior Associate

Executive Summary

Tamila Ivanov is a senior associate in the Commercial Real Estate Group in the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. Tamila advises a broad range of clients on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions including development, acquisition, disposition, leasing and financing. In addition, she regularly assists with corporate matters as well as infrastructure and renewable energy projects.

Tamila is a professional engineer registered with the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario. Prior to attending law school, Tamila practiced as a structural engineer at one of the leading engineering consulting firms in the world.

Tamila was an articling student at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP before joining the firm as an associate in 2013.

Representative Work

  • Advises real estate investment trusts in connection with public offerings as well as acquisition, financing, development and management of real estate assets.
  • Advises clients in connection with acquisition and disposition of various real estate assets, including office, industrial, retail, hotel and development properties.
  • Advises lenders and borrowers in connection with financing and mortgage securitizations, including conducting due diligence, and negotiating and drafting loan agreements.
  • Advises lessors and lessees in negotiating and drafting lease agreements and ancillary lease documentation.
  • Advises developers and joint venturers in connection with partnership, shareholder, co-ownership and join venture arrangements.
  • Advises developers and investors in power projects including wind, solar, natural gas and cogeneration on a wide range of matters, including financing, project development, procurement initiatives, regulatory, corporate and real estate.

Publications & Presentations

  • Profiled, "Women in Power Law," The Distributor, Spring 2016.
  • Co-author, “Redevelopment, Relocation, Parking and Common Areas” in Harvey M. Haber, ed, Tenant’s Rights and Remedies in a Commercial Lease: A Practical Guide, 2nd edition.
  • Co-presenter, “Dealing with Difficult Clients and Difficult Legal Professionals”, 2016 ICSC Canadian Law Conference, April 2016.
  • Co-presenter, “Land Severances in Ontario”, April 2016
  • Co-author, “Select Canadian Lending Law Issues for U.S.-Based Borrowers”, August 2014.