Michael Wren practices in the areas of real estate and municipal law where he advises clients on a wide range of matters related to land acquisition and development and commercial leasing.
He acts for banking and financial institutions, advising them on commercial lending and real estate secured transactions.
He advises corporate, industrial and institutional clients, including major pension funds, on the acquisition structuring, development and disposition of real property. His practice extends also to commercial, industrial, and retail leasing matters.
Mr. Wren has acted for a number of non-profit corporations, charities, institutions and government agencies on organizational matters with particular emphasis on real property matters including the acquisition of land, re-zoning development and re-development for residential housing projects and negotiations with lenders for such projects.
Mr. Wren is committed to providing efficient and cost effective service to his clients needs. He believes it is essential to determine the client's requirements and then respond effectively to those needs, providing prompt service and well-reasoned advice, appropriate to the situation.
- LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 1981
- B.A. English and Political Science, University of Toronto, 1978
- BV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
- Director and Past Chair, The Southdown Institute
- Past Director, Catholic Family Services
- Past Director, Providence Centre
- Member, NAIOP
- Member, International Council of Shopping Centers
- Member, Canadian Bar Association
- Lecturer, Canadian Bar Association
- Unincorporated Religious Organizations and Leases, Charities and Not-for-Profit Newsletter, December 2009
Key Practice Expertise
Areas of Focus
- Ecclesiastical Law
- Not-for-Profit Corporations
Year of Call
- Ontario Bar, 1983