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.
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.
Acted for a prominent Quebec real estate investor and developer in its acquisition of a shopping center complex
Acted for two highly active Quebec real estate developers in their strategic acquisitions of office buildings situated in the heart of Downtown Montreal and the City of Westmount
Regularly acts as counsel for a Canadian real estate investment trust in expanding their extensive property portfolio and subsequent leasing needs
Regularly acts as counsel for a Canada-wide property management firm in connection with the drafting and negotiating of commercial and industrial leases
Acted for a financial institution with respect to lending credit facilities for the development of a multi-phase condominium project in Quebec City
Memberships and Affiliations
Banking and Finance
Corporate and Commercial
University of Ottawa, LL.L. (2020)
McGill University, B.A. – Psychology and Political Science (2017)
Year of Call
Quebec Bar (2021)