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Daniel Shapira

Co-chair, Canadian Real Estate Group

Daniel Shapira practises commercial real estate law. Daniel’s practice involves property development, ‎sales, acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial leasing and financing transactions, including land ‎development and construction loans, acquisition facilities and operating facilities. ‎

Daniel also advises underwriters and issuers on a wide array of real estate capital markets.‎

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. ‎In 2017, he was honoured with a Lexpert Rising Stars – Leading Lawyers Under 40.‎

Bar admissionsOntario, 2004
  • English
  • LL.B., University of Victoria, 2003‎
  • B.A., Western University, 1999‎


  • Best Lawyers in Canada (Real Estate) 2023‎
  • ‎“Leading Lawyer to Watch” (Property Development) The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, 2018‎
  • Lexpert Rising Stars – Leading Lawyers Under 40‎, 2017‎

Community Involvement

  • Committee Member for Real Estate Industry - Hold’em For Life Charity Challenge ‎
  • Governor of Mount Sinai Hospital

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Member of Practical Law Canada's, Commercial Real Estate Advisory Board and contributor to Practical ‎Law, drafted and annually update the precedent Debenture