Matthew Tolan

Senior Associate

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Matthew's practice is primarily focused on commercial real estate.  He advises clients on a wide range of real estate matters, with a primary focus on acquisition, disposition, financing and development of residential, commercial and mixed-use real estate projects.


  • Acting on the purchase and sale of commercial, industrial and multi-family residential properties, including preparing and negotiating purchase agreements and options to purchase, conducting due diligence and closing such transactions;
  • Acting for developers of residential, commercial and mixed-use developments, including strata property, phased strata property, airspace subdivision and bare land developments;
  • Advising developers on Real Estate Development Marketing Act, Strata Property Act and Land Title Act issues, including all aspects of subdivision approval, marketing and sale of development property;
  • Acting for landlords and tenants on all aspects relating to commercial leasing, including preparing and negotiating leases and subleases, amending and renewing leases and advising parties to leasing disputes;

Bar Admission & Education

  • British Columbia, 2017
  • J.D., University of Toronto, 2016
  • B.A. (First Class Honours), Simon Fraser University, 2011 Economics
  • M.A. , Queen's University, 2012 Economics