- Awards & Recognition
- Professional Involvement
- Selected Speaking Engagements
Faruk has significant experience in advising clients in commercial real estate matters. Focusing on commercial leasing, he is known to his clients for being extremely responsive, dedicated and able to meet particularly tight deadlines. In addition to his technical expertise, he provides peace of mind to his clients by anticipating and resolving potential issues before they arise.
Faruk is a member of the firm’s Real Estate and Commercial Leasing Groups. He regularly advises major landlords and tenants in office, industrial and retail contexts. Faruk is experienced in drafting and negotiating commercial leases and related leasing documentation, including offers to lease, complex lease amending agreements with respect to combinations of extensions, expansions, relocations, partial surrenders, termination arrangements and various licence agreements. He provides creative solutions to clients and offers them practical advice and clarity.
Awards & Recognition
- Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada in Commercial Leasing Law
- Recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in Property Leasing
- International Council of Shopping Centers
- Canadian/Ontario Bar Association
Selected Speaking Engagements
"Negotiating Transfer Provisions," ISCS+ Canadian Law Conference, May 5, 2023.
"Real Estates Issues," Osgoode Certificate in Cannabis Law and Regulation (Virtual Event), May 5, 2023.
"Insurance Basics," The Eight-Minute Commercial Leasing Lawyer 2023, The Law Society of Ontario, March 1, 2023.
“Landlord is Insisting on including a Demolition Clause in my Lease: How can we compromise?,” The Six-Minute Commercial Leasing Lawyer 2020, The Law Society of Ontario, February 13, 2020.
"Negotiating Transfer Provisions," ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Law Conference, March 27, 2019.
“Issues Related to Terraces and Patios,” The Six-Minute Commercial Leasing Lawyer 2019, The Law Society of Ontario, February 25, 2019.
Ontario Government Announces Changes to Eviction Moratorium
Rent Relief Update - The Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program
- LLB, University of Western Ontario, 2006
- B.Sc. (Psychology), York University, 2003