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Craig Carter

Craig R. Carter, LSM

Counsel Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 1979
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto

Craig Carter will be running for Bencher 2019

Craig Carter is engaged in a commercial real estate practice including: commercial purchases and sales, easement issues, mortgage law, real estate insolvency, powers of sale and opinions on solicitor's practice. He has acted as counsel in real estate litigation and has been accepted by the Courts of Ontario as an expert on real estate issues and the standards of practice in real estate matters.

Craig is involved in extensive continuing legal education for the legal profession. He has chaired many programs for the OBA and Law Society, given papers for the Law Society, OBA, Canadian Institute, Insight and Federated Press. Craig is the co-editor of Butterworths book Agreements of Purchase and Sale and the author of CCH Real Estate Guide Chapter on Land Transfer Tax and author of 5 chapters for Falconbridge on Mortgages.

Craig is an adjunct Professor of Real Estate Transactions Queen's Law School and Osgoode Hall Law School. He is a past lecturer LLM in Real Estate and LLM in Banking and Insolvency at Osgoode Hall Law School, past lecturer, Bar Admission Course Real Estate and Landlord and Tenant for Law Society, past Associate Head, Bar Admission Course - Real Estate and Landlord and Tenant, and past instructor, Business Law at Ryerson.

Craig joined the firm as an associate in 1985 and became a partner in 1987.

  • Recognized in Real Estate Law in Toronto, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2008 to 2021
  • Recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in Property Development, Lexpert 2013 to 2020
  • Recipient of The Law Society Medal, Law Society 2015
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  • LLM Osgoode Hall Law School at York University
  • LLB University of Toronto
  • BSc University of Toronto

Community involvement

  • Coach AA Baseball Toronto 1999-2007
  • Past Board Member Big Brothers of Metropolitan Toronto

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society Real Estate Specialization Committee
  • Past chair, OBA Continuing Legal Education Committee, OBA Real Property Section and CBA National Real Property Section
  • Past member, OBA Executive
Book Falconbridge on Mortgages
Book Agreements of Purchase and Sale
Best Practices in Commercial Leasing and Construction Contracts location location Toronto
Rectification and Frustration of Contract Ontario Bar Association’s Institute 2015, Disasters in Real Estate Practice: Tools and Strategies for Effectively Managing the Unexpected location location Toronto


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