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Richard ​J. ​Clare

Richard ​Clare
Title Partner, Chair of Real Estate Group
Languages Spoken English, French


Richard ​Clare


Richard Clare is the Chair of the firm's Real Estate Law Practice Group.

Richard specializes in real estate and commercial law, with considerable expertise in real estate development, joint venture structures, portfolio dispositions and acquisitions and financings. He acts for both lenders and borrowers in structuring construction or permanent financing. He regularly advises purchasers, vendors, developers and real estate agents on issues relating to the structuring of joint ventures and in respect of the sale, purchase, development and zoning of buildings. His advice is frequently sought by the hotel industry, particularly in respect of hotel franchise agreements and management contracts.

Mr. Clare has also developed an expertise in structuring mixed-use projects using divided co-ownership (horizontal and vertical) and rights of superficies.