McCarthy Tétrault’s Real Property & Planning Group welcomes new partner, James Klein

Toronto, April 28, 2014 — McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce that James Klein has joined the firm’s Toronto office as a partner in the Real Property & Planning Group. Mr. Klein’s practice incorporates all aspects of commercial real estate, energy and public private partnership transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, financing, development, construction, merger and acquisition transactions and securities offerings.

"Our clients in the real estate industry continue to rely on our exceptional team strength to guide them through a variety of projects," said John Currie, head of the firm’s National Real Property & Planning Group. "Jamie’s broad real estate practice experience, combined with his intimate knowledge of the construction pyramid adds to this strength. He will be a tremendous benefit to our clients as they make the most of opportunities, and navigate the pitfalls and risks, in the Canadian real estate market and the wider alternative asset industry."

With one of the largest real estate practices in the country and offices in all major Canadian business centres, McCarthy Tétrault's Real Property & Planning Group has the resources and experience to help clients capitalize on opportunities whenever and wherever they arise, and to coordinate national and international transactions efficiently. The Group acts for a wide spectrum of clients, including public and private companies, REITs, private equity firms, governments, financial institutions and sovereign wealth funds.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.