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Richard Burgos

Richard Burgos

Partner

Lavery Lawyers
Quebec, Canada

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Richard Burgos is a member of the firm's Business law group in the Montréal office, to which he contributes his extensive experience in commercial and corporate law, finance and real estate.

Representative work

Mr. Burgos advises businesses of all sizes on a broad range of legal matters and commercial transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, financings, venture capital deals, corporate reorganizations and shareholders' agreements. He has negotiated and completed numerous transactions in various economic sectors including food, paper, manufacturing, brokerage, telecommunications and retail. He also has vast experience in the negotiation and drafting of licence, distribution, joint venture and service agreements.

He acts for owners, purchasers and financial institutions in connection with sales, acquisitions and financings of real estate, including drafting and negotiating purchase, sale, loan and security agreements in addition to conducting due diligence reviews. He also represents landlords and tenants in matters relating to commercial leasing. He regularly acts for one of Canada's largest real estate investment trusts in connection with its acquisitions and financings in Québec.

Mr. Burgos also represents both borrowers and lenders in various financing and banking transactions such as those involving term and operating loans, for which he negotiates and drafts the loan and security agreements. He has advised on and negotiated restructurings and sales of businesses and assets in the context of insolvency.

Professional and community activities

  • Member of several organizations having an interest in the financing of businesses and real estate 
  • Former lecturer in business law at Concordia University

Education

  • LL. M., London School of Economics, 1988
  • LL.B., Université de Montréal, 1985
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Mr. Burgos advises businesses of all sizes on a broad range of legal matters and commercial transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, financings, venture capital deals, corporate reorganizations and shareholders' agreements. He has negotiated and completed numerous transactions in various economic sectors including food, paper, manufacturing, brokerage, telecommunications and retail. He also has vast experience in the negotiation and drafting of licence, distribution, joint venture and service agreements.

He acts for owners, purchasers and financial institutions in connection with sales, acquisitions and financings of real estate, including drafting and negotiating purchase, sale, loan and security agreements and conducting due diligence reviews. He also represents landlords and tenants in matters relating to commercial leasing. He regularly acts for one of Canada's largest real estate investment trusts in connection with its acquisitions and financings in Quebec.

Mr. Burgos also represents both borrowers and lenders in various financing and banking transactions such as those involving term and operating loans, for which he negotiates and drafts the loan and security agreements. He has advised on and negotiated restructurings and sales of businesses and assets in the context of insolvency.

He is listed in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading practitioner in the field of Corporate Law.



Professional Associations

Canadian Bar Association
Urban Development Institute
Réseau Capital


Professional Activities and Experience

Accolades
  • Best Lawyer 2016
  • Best Lawyer 2017
  • Best Lawyer 2018
  • Best Lawyers 2019
  • Best Lawyers 2020

Articles

  • English title
  • What's the Use? (Espace Montréal)
  • Legal newsletter for business entrepreneurs and executives, Number 13
  • Due diligence in leasing

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