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James Klein is a partner in our Real Property and Planning Group in Toronto and an active member of our Energy Group.

Mr. Klein carries on a broad based transactional practice that incorporates all aspects of commercial real estate, energy, P3 and infrastructure transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, development, project financing, leasing, merger and acquisition transactions and securities offerings. He has particular experience in the renewable energy, retail, hospitality, multi-residential, industrial and REIT sectors.

In support of his practice, he also regularly advises clients on all sides of the construction pyramid in the negotiation and review of construction contracts, procurement documentation, CCDC contracts and operation and maintenance agreements in the areas of renewable and non-renewable power generation, infrastructure projects, health facilities and commercial development.

Mr. Klein obtained his LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario in 2003 and his B.A. in Economics in 2000. He completed the Canadian Securities Course in 1997, the Derivatives Fundamentals Course in 2000 and Energy Markets Risk Analysis in 2003. Mr. Klein has also completed the Osgoode Hall Certificate in Construction Law.

Mr. Klein was called to the Ontario bar in 2004. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association and the Ontario Bar Association’s Real Property Law and Construction Law sections. He is also a member of the Canadian Wind Energy Association and the Canadian Solar Industry Association.

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