Boris W. Zayachkowski

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  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 1989
  • LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1987
  • B.A., Business Administration, University of Ottawa, 1984
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Boris is a partner in our corporate practice, concentrating on commercial leasing and commercial real estate. He has extensive experience representing both landlords and tenants in the drafting and negotiation of commercial leases and related documentation for office, retail and industrial lease transactions, and in the practical resolution of lease disputes. In addition, Boris has extensive experience in the drafting and negotiation of all required documentation for property sale and acquisition, property development and joint venture transactions.

Boris brings extensive expertise, developed as a former in-house counsel in transactional real estate for a major Canadian financial institution, to his current practice. This experience provides Boris with a unique perspective that clients appreciate. He efficiently serves his clients' transactional needs while concurrently addressing his clients' business objectives and anticipating and addressing problems before they arise.

Boris has spoken regularly at conferences sponsored by the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Law Society of Ontario and other organizations on commercial leasing and real estate topics and has been regularly mentioned in the Big Deals – Real Estate section of Lexpert Magazine.

Core Specialties

  • Asset acquisition and disposition
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts
  • Resolution of transactional disputes
  • LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1987
  • B.A., Business Administration, University of Ottawa, 1984
 Practice Areas  Called to the Bar
  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 1989




  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

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