Walter R. Stevenson
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Wally Stevenson is a Commercial Real Estate and Corporate and Commercial lawyer at Camelino Galessiere LLP, with particular expertise in complex transactional, leasing, lending and insolvency matters.
Wally advises clients on secured lending, creating in the process effective security and loan agreements. He has also prepared and negotiated significant numbers of construction contracts and architects’ contracts for office building and shopping centre construction.
Wally works on major leasing files, primarily for large regional and national landlords. These files generally involve long terms and large tenancies. He has prepared many property management contracts on behalf of property managers. He also acts on commercial property acquisitions, sales and financings.
Camelino Galessiere LLP is involved in every significant retail insolvency in Canada. Wally has advised and represented numerous landlords on retail insolvency matters. A few of the more prominent include Eatons, Dylex, Cineplex, Bombay Furniture, Athletes World, Cotton Ginny, Hoop/Disney Stores, Saan Stores, InterTAN/Circuit City, Blockbuster, Eddie Bauer, Jacob, Linens ‘N Things, Petcetera, Please Mum, Priszm (KFC), Sterling Shoes, and Urban Behavior. Wally is very knowledgeable in both the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act restructurings.
He has been involved with a number of condominium boards both as a director and advisor.
Articles / Speeches
Instructor for The Law Society of Upper Canada, Real Estate Section
Lecturer and panelist for the International Council of Shopping Centers and The Canadian Bar Association (Ontario)
Bachelor of Laws, University of Toronto
Bachelor of Arts, University of Western Ontario
The Law Society of Upper Canada
The Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations
International Council of Shopping Centers
Former member of a working group of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Committee set up by the Department of Industry and Science Canada
Commercial Real Estate
Bankruptcy and Insolvency