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Claire Renney-Dodds

Law Clerk

Claire Renney-Dodds is a commercial leasing law clerk in the firm's Real Estate and Commercial Leasing Groups. Claire's practice focuses on drafting, negotiating and finalizing all forms of lease documentation related to commercial office, industrial and retail tenancies on behalf of landlords, tenants, lenders and property managers. Claire also prepares and arranges for the registration of notices of lease on title and reviews and summarizes lease documentation in the context of due diligence on behalf of purchasers.

Prior to joining the firm, Claire held in-house roles with various landlords where her responsibilities included the preparation and negotiation of retail, office and industrial leases and ancillary documentation across Canada and the United States, the evaluation and negotiation of property-related agreements, and the provision of advice to internal stakeholders with respect to the interpretation of lease- and property-related documentation. 


  • Law Clerk Diploma (High Honours, President’s Honour List), Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, 2010
  • LLB (with Distinction), University of the Witwatersrand, 2006
  • BA (Psychology and Law), University of the Witwatersrand, 2004