Alec specializes in all aspects of commercial real estate, including acquisitions, dispositions and financings, specialized land agreements, land development and conservation.

He has acted for business corporations, municipalities, not-for-profit and charitable organizations, individuals and estates.

He also advises charities and not-for-profits on land and related areas.

Alec Clute has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial real estate involving business, government and not-for-profit clients.

Alec specializes in all aspects of commercial real estate, including acquisitions, dispositions and financings, specialized land agreements, land development and conservation.

He has acted for business corporations, municipalities, not-for-profit and charitable organizations, individuals and estates.

He also advises charities and not-for-profits on land and related areas.

Significant Transactions

Alec has:

acted for a variety of landbased financings, for both borrowers and lenders;

acted on the sale of a hospital site to a major public hospital;

acted for a major business corporation and a major charitable organization in their head office relocations;

acted for a municipality in its acquisition of a port facility from a federal government agency and its acquisition of railway corridors;

assisted in a complex quarry expansion and creek diversion project involving the private sector and several public and governmental bodies;

advised a municipality in connection with the sale of a major hotel on municipally-owned lands;

advised an estate in transferring a historic mansion and its lands to a land trust and negotiating a protective agreement with the Ontario Heritage Foundation.

Publications

Alec has written and presented the following papers for the Law Society of Upper Canada's Department of Education:

"An Overview of Surveys";

"Commercial Real Estate Financings";

"Easements - Drafting and Statutory Issues";

"Commercial Leasing: Back to Basics (and Beyond) Priority Issues for Landlords, Mortgagees and Tenants".

Professional Activities

Honorary Solicitor of The St. Andrew's Society of Toronto

Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association

Toronto Lawyer Association

Corporate Directorship

The St. Andrew's Society of Toronto

Partner

Toronto
Direct 416.947.5006
Fax 416.365.1876
aclute@weirfoulds.com

Practice Areas

Commercial Real Estate

Charitable and Non-Profit Organizations

Called to the Bar
Ontario (1985)
Education
University of Toronto
LL.B. 1983

University of Toronto
B.A. 1980

Professional Activities
Honorary Solicitor of The St. Andrew's Society of Toronto
Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association

Toronto Lawyer Association

Corporate Directorship
The St. Andrew's Society of Toronto

Called to the Bar

Ontario (1985)

Education

University of Toronto
LL.B. 1983

University of Toronto
B.A. 1980