Shahram Khalili 

Shahram Khalili

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

t: 416.945.8003
e: shahram.khalili@mcmillan.ca

overview

Shahram is an associate in the firm's Commercial Real Estate Group. He is developing a broad practice in all areas of commercial real estate, including the acquisition and disposition of all types of real property, condominium law and development, commercial leasing, financing and secured lending.

Shahram joined the firm as a summer student in 2015 and completed his articles with the firm in 2017.

Shahram graduated with dual American/Canadian law degrees from the University of Ottawa and Michigan State University. Prior to attending law school, Shahram worked at a large financial institution.

Representative Matters

Acquisition / Disposition / Development

  • Acted for the purchaser of a large portfolio deal, totalling just over $1 Billion in multi-residential and commercial properties in the Greater Toronto Area
  • Acted for the seller of a large portfolio of rural properties in multiple provinces, totalling over $250 million
  • Acted for the purchaser of a new multi-tenant residential development in the City of Ottawa, totalling close to $50 million
  • Acted for the purchaser of a multi-tenant residential complex in the City of Waterloo, totalling $40 million
  • Acted for the seller of a multi-tenant residential complex in the City of London, totalling close to $50 million
  • Acted on behalf of the developer with respect to the development, registration and closing of all units in a multi-block condominium development in the City of Toronto
  • Acted on behalf of a U.S.-based investment firm with respect to its purchase and lease-back of multiple industrial manufacturing properties in Ontario, totalling close to $20 million

Financing

  • Acted on behalf of the Royal Bank of Canada as agent and lender with respect to the $275 million syndicated acquisition financing of the 177-acre former coal-fired Lakeview Generating Station property in Mississauga
  • Acted on behalf of the lender with respect to a $700 million acquisition financing of a commercial property in the City of Toronto
  • Acted on behalf of the lender with respect to a $200 million acquisition financing of a land assembly for development in Durham Region
  • Acted on behalf of the lender with respect to a $200+ million acquisition and construction financing of a commercial property in the City of Toronto
  • Acted on behalf of the lender with respect to a $150 million construction financing for the development of a condominium project in the City of Toronto
  • Acted on behalf of the lender with respect to the construction financing of a multi-million dollar solar farm project in northern Ontario

Pro Bono Leasing

  • Acted on behalf of a lessee for the lease of a 55,000 sq. ft. industrial warehouse complex in the City of Toronto

  • Acted on behalf of a lessee for the lease of a 5,000 sq. ft. office space in the City of Toronto

Publications

Good News/Old News: Why Wood v Deeley is Nothing (New) for Employers to Sweat
Does the MAC Have Your Back? The Use of Material Adverse Change Clauses in Canadian Loan Agreements
Consultation on the Option of Discontinuing Embedded Commissions
Global Generic Domains for Financial Institutions: Worth the Price of Admission?

Education

  • University of Ottawa, J.D., cum laude - 2016
  • Michigan State University, J.D., magna cum laude - 2016

Year Of Call

  • Called to the Ontario bar - 2017

Practices

commercial real estate
leasing
real estate acquisitions and divestitures
real estate financing
financial services

Industries

banking, finance and insurance
commercial real estate
construction
public-private partnerships

Awards & Rankings

  • Winning Advocate, American Labour Arbitration Competition
  • Factum Award, Canadian Corporate/Securities Moot Competition

Media Mentions

"Ontario Power Generation sells Lakeview Lands", Lexpert, March 20, 2018

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Shahram is an associate in the firm's Commercial Real Estate Group. He is developing a broad practice in all areas of commercial real estate, including the acquisition and disposition of all types of real property, condominium law and development, commercial leasing, financing and secured lending.

Shahram joined the firm as a summer student in 2015 and completed his articles with the firm in 2017.

Shahram graduated with dual American/Canadian law degrees from the University of Ottawa and Michigan State University. Prior to attending law school, Shahram worked at a large financial institution.

Acquisition / Disposition / Development

  • Acted for the purchaser of a large portfolio deal, totalling just over $1 Billion in multi-residential and commercial properties in the Greater Toronto Area
  • Acted for the seller of a large portfolio of rural properties in multiple provinces, totalling over $250 million
  • Acted for the purchaser of a new multi-tenant residential development in the City of Ottawa, totalling close to $50 million
  • Acted for the purchaser of a multi-tenant residential complex in the City of Waterloo, totalling $40 million
  • Acted for the seller of a multi-tenant residential complex in the City of London, totalling close to $50 million
  • Acted on behalf of the developer with respect to the development, registration and closing of all units in a multi-block condominium development in the City of Toronto
  • Acted on behalf of a U.S.-based investment firm with respect to its purchase and lease-back of multiple industrial manufacturing properties in Ontario, totalling close to $20 million

Financing

  • Acted on behalf of the Royal Bank of Canada as agent and lender with respect to the $275 million syndicated acquisition financing of the 177-acre former coal-fired Lakeview Generating Station property in Mississauga
  • Acted on behalf of the lender with respect to a $700 million acquisition financing of a commercial property in the City of Toronto
  • Acted on behalf of the lender with respect to a $200 million acquisition financing of a land assembly for development in Durham Region
  • Acted on behalf of the lender with respect to a $200+ million acquisition and construction financing of a commercial property in the City of Toronto
  • Acted on behalf of the lender with respect to a $150 million construction financing for the development of a condominium project in the City of Toronto
  • Acted on behalf of the lender with respect to the construction financing of a multi-million dollar solar farm project in northern Ontario

Pro Bono Leasing

  • Acted on behalf of a lessee for the lease of a 55,000 sq. ft. industrial warehouse complex in the City of Toronto

  • Acted on behalf of a lessee for the lease of a 5,000 sq. ft. office space in the City of Toronto