Leandra Paoloni


Leandra is an Associate in KRB’s Real Estate group. She regularly advises clients in respect of a wide array of transactions, whether industrial, commercial or multi-residential assets, and has acquired experience in all facets of transactional law from drafting and negotiating letters of intent and purchase agreements, to due diligence, corporate and partnership structuring, closing coordination and financing, as well as commercial leasing.

Prior to joining the firm as an Articling Student in 2021, she completed her civil law degree at the University of Ottawa, where she graduated with magna cum laude honors, and participated in multiple extracurricular activities throughout her studies, including as a member of the Business Law Association. Leandra gained practical experience working at a large national firm in the corporate/commercial group and notarial firms specializing in residential real estate. Prior to pursuing a career in law, she obtained a bachelor’s degree from McGill University specializing in psychology and political science.

Representative Work

Acted on behalf of a client in respect of the pre-sale environmental investigation of its property and, subsequently, the sale and lease-back of the property to a real estate developer

Acted on behalf of an eminent provider of real estate development, design and construction services and its subsidiary in respect of the refinancing by a major Canadian chartered bank of one of its key properties for the purposes of financing the construction of an automobile dealership

Acted on behalf of a Canadian real estate investment fund manager, asset manager and developer in respect of the acquisition and financing of a 167-unit residential apartment complex

Acted on behalf of a major Canadian chartered bank in connection with the granting of credit facilities to a real estate limited partership for the purposes of reimbursing existing construction and mezzanine loans, and the financing of, through an interest swap option, a 223-unit multi-residential rental building with over 245,000 leasable sq. ft. located in Quebec City

Acted on behalf of the wholly-owned subsidiary of an eminent Montreal real estate developer in respect of the acquisition of a Gatineau shopping centre and excess land representing over 161,000 leasable sq. ft.

Memberships and Affiliations

Quebec Bar

Practice Areas

Real Estate

Banking and Finance


University of Ottawa, LL.L. (2020)

McGill University, B.A. – Psychology and Political Science (2017)

Year of Call

Quebec Bar (2021)