Partner, Bennett Jones LLP
Sector: Private Sector
Jane Helmstadter helps clients advance their business goals by applying practical solutions to a full range of domestic and cross-border purchase and sale, property development, financing, asset management, leasing and joint venture transactions. She has assisted Canada’s most prominent private and institutional real estate developers, investors, owners, landlords and tenants in transactions involving office, retail and industrial property, multi-family residential developments, seniors’ housing and renewable energy projects.
Jane is co-head of the firm’s national real estate practice, leader of the Toronto office practice and a past member of the firm’s board of directors. Committed to continuing education and high standards of client service among the real estate bar, she frequently shares her knowledge in forums such as:
Canadian Tax Foundation’s Ontario Tax Conference RealLeasing, a forum on trends and strategies in Canadian real estate leasing International Council of Shopping Centers Law Society of Upper Canada Passionate about advancing the careers of women in real estate, Jane has been a member of Toronto Commercial Real Estate Women (Toronto CREW) since 1998, serving on the board and as 2009 President. She currently sits on the President’s Advisory Committee and Co-Chairs the Women’s Leadership Committee.
In addition to over 30 years of transactional practice experience, Jane has also developed highly specialized expertise advising clients on their obligations under provincial and municipal land transfer tax regulations.