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Serge Lakatos

Associé

Vancouver
SLakatos@blg.com
604.640.4137

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Serge practises in the area of commercial real estate, with a focus on acquisitions/dispositions, development and leasing, in both Alberta and British Columbia. He has completed some of the largest and most significant leasing transactions in Canada.

Serge assists clients with:

  • negotiation of project financing
  • drafting and reviewing of commercial, industrial, office and shopping centre leases
  • municipal planning matters, including subdivision approvals and zoning matters
  • drafting lender security, including mortgages
  • concluding financial lending transactions relating to real property.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Serge was a licensed insurance broker in BC, as well as an auditor and credit analyst with Ford Credit Canada Limited.

Experience

  • Routinely acts for a leading multinational technology company and a leading national grocery chain.
  • Acted for the Canada Pension Plan in their $1-billion acquisition of the assets of the Oxford Property Group. The acquisition consisted of a 50% stake in 11 office properties with 8.2 million sq. ft. in Calgary, Edmonton, Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver.
  • Acted for a group of corporations in their acquisition of the assets of certain subsidiaries of General Electric. The acquisition consisted of assets approaching $1 billion in value across North America.

Beyond our Walls

Community Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association
  • Member, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
  • Member, Urban Development Institute

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2019 and 2018 editions of Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Property Leasing).
  • Recognized in the 2019 edition (and since 2016) of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Commercial Leasing Law).

Bar Admission & Education

  • Colombie-Britannique, 2007
  • Alberta, 2005
  • LLB, Université de la Saskatchewan, 2004
  • BBA, Simon Fraser University, 1997