Recognized as being one of the best real estate practitioners in Canada, Laurent Roy specializes namely in files involving land assembly and the acquisition and sale of real estate (industrial buildings, multi-unit residential properties and shopping centres), as well as their financing and commercial leasing. On a regular basis, he advises clients on the negotiation and drafting of offers to lease and lease agreements in the context of shopping centre development and on real estate purchase and sale agreements. His practice also includes negotiating and drafting various other real estate agreements. Noted for the excellence of his practice in The Best Lawyers in Canada, Who’s Who Legal, Chambers Global and The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, Laurent is a member of both the Canadian Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the Organizing Committee of the Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute of Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Before joining BCF Business Law as a consulting partner, Laurent was a partner in a large Montréal law firm.