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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 member of Fasken’s Real Estate team with a practice focusing on commercial real estate transactions and land redevelopment projects.

She acts for local, regional and national real estate developers and asset management firms, as well as investors and land owners, in connection with the purchase, sale and development of real property (including mixed-use properties, commercial podiums, hotels, office buildings, industrial buildings, shopping centres, seniors’ residences and vacant land), secured financing, and other related matters. She also assists landlords and tenants in all aspects of commercial leasing.

Sara is known for her pragmatic approach to real estate and for providing legal counsel tailored to each client’s unique needs and objectives.

She is also the founder of "Fasken Leaders at Law", a newly-formed initiative with a mission to train, support and empower the next generation of in-house lawyers to become key members of their organization and to succeed in today’s ever-changing business environment.

Prior to joining Fasken, Sara worked at a global law firm, a “unicorn” start-up, and was seconded to one of the world’s largest medical device companies.

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

  • Secretary, CBA National Real Property Section Executive Committee
  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Founder of "Fasken Leaders at Law", an initiative benefiting next-generation in-house lawyers
  • Member, Réseau des Femmes d'affaires du Québec
  • Member, Québec Bar Association


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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