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31 January 20242 minute read

Daniel Shapira appointed Co-chair of the Canadian Real Estate Service Group

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP is pleased to announce that Daniel Shapira has been appointed Co-chair of the Canadian Real Estate Service Group. ‎

Daniel joined the firm last year, bringing with him an extensive and comprehensive commercial real estate practice. He has considerable experience advising clients in a broad range of real estate matters covering ‎property development, sales, acquisitions, joint ventures, ‎commercial leasing and financing transactions, ‎including ‎land development and construction loans, acquisition ‎facilities and operating facilities.‎ Daniel has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in ‎Canada for his work in Real Estate Law and as a “Leading ‎Lawyer to Watch” in the area of Property Development in ‎The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.‎ 

“Daniel is business-minded and practical and understands the goals of our firm and our clients,” said Robert Seidel, K.C., Canada Managing Partner. “Employing technical proficiency along with a forward-thinking approach in his practice Daniel has earned the trust of his colleagues and our clients over a short period of time. I congratulate him on this deserved appointment.”

Mark Schmidt, who has led the Canadian Real Estate Service Group since 2015 said, "Daniel has been an impressive addition to our group, contributing significantly to its current and future outlook. I look forward to working alongside him and our group’s global leaders in continuing to build our bench strength across the country and integrating our capabilities with the firm globally."