Christina is a Partner in the Commercial Leasing Group specializing in all aspects of commercial leasing (including retail, office, and industrial) and related practice areas including development agreements for rooftop solar leases/licenses, telecommunications license agreements, and tenancy matters. Christina is recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada and the Canadian Lexpert Directory as one of Canada's leading lawyers in the area of Property Leasing Law.
Christina has expertise in sophisticated and volume leasing for major developers, and in managing and coordinating major lease-related projects, including due diligence lease reviews on behalf of purchasers and lenders and in sale/leaseback transactions. She acts for national property managers, international retailers, national banks, developers, landlords, tenants, franchisors, and franchisees.
With Christina, clients understand that nothing is missed. She prides herself on coming up with creative compromises, rather than roadblocks, to ensure deals are completed in a timely fashion.
Christina is passionate about the CREW Network Foundation, the philanthropic arm of CREW Network. It is the only foundation in North America that dedicates its resources solely to advancing women in the commercial real estate industry. After her two-year tenure (2015-2016) as a Champion Director of the CREW Network Foundation she became part of the Foundation's Canadian sub-committee for 2017-2018.
Christina sits on the Commercial Real Estate Advisory Board of Practical Law Canada as it develops a new module focused on Commercial Real Estate. This board includes experts from leading law firms and in-house counsel. Its key function is to help guide editors in ensuring that Practical Law Canada stays at the leading edge of practice and that materials provided by the service are high quality and useful.