Janet Derbawka is an accomplished lawyer practising commercial real estate law, and business law, and advising on commercial acquisitions, dispositions and financing transactions. With extensive experience negotiating lease transactions on behalf of landlords and tenants, she is consistently recognized as a recommended lawyer in property leasing by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
Acting on behalf of startups and privately held companies, international franchises, real estate investment trusts and publicly traded companies, Janet works with some of Canada’s largest developers and retailers. Her other clients represent a variety of industries, including technology, gaming, financial services, and facility management.
Janet also provides counsel on general business law matters, representing clients in structuring, negotiating and documenting a broad range of corporate / commercial transactions with an emphasis on acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations and financings. In addition, Janet has acted as counsel in numerous cross-border, multijurisdictional transactions involving foreign purchasers.