Kari Kim-Gallately 

Kari Kim-Gallately

Toronto
Brookfield Place, Suite 4400
181 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2T3

t: 647.943.8064
e: kari.kim-gallately@mcmillan.ca

overview

Kari Kim-Gallately is a partner in McMillan’s Commercial Real Estate Group in the firm’s Toronto office. Kari’s practice encompasses a variety of commercial real estate matters, with an emphasis on commercial leasing of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use developments. 

Kari’s experience includes advising on landlord remedies, tenants’ options to purchase, and resolving disputes related thereto; as well as drafting and negotiating a wide range of legal documents, such as offers to lease, tenant leases, subleases, licences, non-disturbance agreements, assignment and renewal agreements, supplier and service provider agreements, marketing/advertising agreements, and general commercial agreements.

While in private practice prior to joining McMillan, Kari represented major banks and leading financial institutions in real estate finance transactions, acquisitions and dispositions; and has acted for both landlords and tenants in commercial leasing matters. 

Kari has also provided practical advice on diverse topics as in-house counsel at prominent global and national organizations in the public, private, not-for-profit and charitable sectors, including a major real estate developer, owner and manager of shopping centres; as well as a leading national youth-serving charitable organization with a substantial real estate portfolio.

Publications

Protecting Small Business Act, 2020 - Ontario's Temporary Ban on Commercial Tenant Evictions

Education

  • Queen's University, LL.B. - 2000
  • University of Toronto, B.A. (Hons)

Year Of Call

  • Called to the Ontario bar - 2002

Practices

commercial real estate
leasing
South Korea

Industries

commercial real estate

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centres

Community Involvement

  • Corporation Member of Toronto City Mission, a charitable organization whose mission is the relief of poverty in Toronto
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Kari Kim-Gallately is a partner in McMillan’s Commercial Real Estate Group in the firm’s Toronto office. Kari’s practice encompasses a variety of commercial real estate matters, with an emphasis on commercial leasing of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use developments. 

Kari’s experience includes advising on landlord remedies, tenants’ options to purchase, and resolving disputes related thereto; as well as drafting and negotiating a wide range of legal documents, such as offers to lease, tenant leases, subleases, licences, non-disturbance agreements, assignment and renewal agreements, supplier and service provider agreements, marketing/advertising agreements, and general commercial agreements.

While in private practice prior to joining McMillan, Kari represented major banks and leading financial institutions in real estate finance transactions, acquisitions and dispositions; and has acted for both landlords and tenants in commercial leasing matters. 

Kari has also provided practical advice on diverse topics as in-house counsel at prominent global and national organizations in the public, private, not-for-profit and charitable sectors, including a major real estate developer, owner and manager of shopping centres; as well as a leading national youth-serving charitable organization with a substantial real estate portfolio.

June 29, 2020
Protecting Small Business Act, 2020 - Ontario's Temporary Ban on Commercial Tenant Evictions

Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Leasing Bulletin