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Sara Reid Avocate/Associate Montréal

Sara Reid

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Québec, 2012
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal


Sara Reid is a partner in the Commercial Real Estate Group at Fasken’s Montreal office. She has extensive experience in high-profile and sophisticated commercial real estate transactions for all types of asset classes, including industrial, retail, multi-residential, office and mixed-use properties.

Her practice focuses on:

  • acquisitions and dispositions of real estate assets;
  • development projects from inception to completion;
  • joint venture arrangements by way of partnership or co-ownership; and
  • commercial leasing on behalf of both landlords and tenants.

Sara regularly represents Montreal and Toronto’s leading real estate players, including institutional investors and real estate funds, as well as private asset managers, owners and developers.

Over the years, Sara has established a reputation as a solutions-driven lawyer and a trusted advisor committed to going above and beyond for her clients.

Prior to joining Fasken, Sara practiced at two other leading Canadian law firms and acted as in-house counsel for a “unicorn” start-up. She was also Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Real Property Law Section.

Client Work

Career & Education


  • LL.L., summa cum laude University of Ottawa

Community involvement

  • Organization Committee Member, Bal des 1001 Nuits, Fondation Hôpital Charles-LeMoyne

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Chair, CBA National Real Property Section Executive Committee
  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Member, Québec Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Membre, American Bar Association
  • Founder of "Fasken Leaders at Law", an initiative benefiting next-generation in-house lawyers


Fasken Institute



Article, Author Recent amendments to the Act respecting duties on transfers of immovables

Speaking Engagements

Speaker Deconstructing Options to Renew/Extend – Pre-Conditions to Exercise, Meaning of “Fair Market Rent” and Other Issues for Consideration ICSC 2019 Canadian Shopping Centre Law Conference


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