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Elias  Retsinas

Elias Retsinas

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Quebec, 2003
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montreal

Elias Retsinas specializes in real estate law and is a partner at Fasken’s Montreal office. His practice is focused on the acquisition, financing, development and leasing of real estate assets such as office and residential complexes, shopping centres, resorts, wilderness estates and hotel properties.


Elias regularly acts on behalf of various national and international lenders, property owners/investors, developers and hotel banners and has extensive knowledge and understanding of the technical and business aspects surrounding the real estate industry. He has established a reputation as a solution driven dealmaker, who is recognized and sought after as one of Montreal’s go to real estate lawyers.


Elias was recently involved in various high-profile transactions including the conclusion of construction and term financing arrangements exceeding a total of $3B with some of Canada’s most active lenders and real estate developers.

2018 to 2019 The Best Lawyers in Canada Recognized as a leading practitioner in Real Estate Law by Best Lawyers in Canada
2015 Hellenic Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal 2015 DEKA Award for Young Professional of the Year awarded by the Hellenic Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal


  • LLB, BCL McGill University
  • BA McGill University

Memberships & Affiliations

Real Estate Holdings Structures - From Limited Partnerships to Trusts Speaker location location Montreal
Updated version - Pitfalls to avoid in drafting a commitment letter Speaker, Banque de Montréal training location location Montréal


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