Nicholas Yanakis Photo
Nicholas Yanakis Photo
Nicholas Yanakis Photo

Nicholas Yanakis is developing a broad legal practice in commercial real estate that includes the acquisition and disposition of real property, commercial leasing, financing and secured lending.

Nicholas assists clients in purchase or sale transactions, financings and leasing matters. During his legal studies, Nicholas acted as president of the University of Montréal chapter of a national student membership organization dedicated to the ideas and ideals of constitutionalism, liberty and the rule of law. In addition, he volunteered in multiple Pro Bono projects such as the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the Association for the Rights of Household Workers.

Before joining the firm, Nicholas worked as a Research Assistant at the University of Montréal in constitutional law.

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada as a “One to Watch” in the area of Real Estate Law (2024)

Formation et admission au Barreau

Called to the Québec bar
Juris Doctor (J.D.)University of Montréal
LL. B.University of Montréal


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February 2023 Update – New Restrictions on Selling Land: An Overview of the Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act and Regulations

Update on the Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act and Regulations.

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Feb 10, 2023
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BILL 96 – Top 10 Impacts of the Revised Charter of the French Language on your Business and When to Expect Implementation of Such Revisions

Changes to Québec’s language laws are coming. Here is a top ten list of potential impacts, and the likely timeline and process for adoption.

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May 19, 2021
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A “vaccine break” for COVID-19 vaccination

Quebec follows the lead of the common law provinces taking legislative action to encourage vaccination.

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May 12, 2021
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Supreme Court of Canada Confirms: Hypothecary Notices In Québec Receiverships Are Here To Stay

Supreme Court of Canada confirms: hypothecary notices in Québec receiverships are here to stay.

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Apr 6, 2021