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Christie McNeill

Partner | Aird & Berlis LLP

Christie McNeill is a real estate lawyer and partner at Aird & Berlis LLP. Christie has over 20 years of experience advising hotel owners/operators and other participants in the hospitability industry on acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings, financing, leasing, construction and development work as well as various franchise and management agreements. She recently advised on the largest single-asset price-per-room hotel transaction in Canadian history, representing Shahid Khan in his purchase of the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto from an affiliate of Kingdom Holding Company.

Prior to joining Aird & Berlis, Christie spent several years as Senior Counsel, Real Estate at one of Canada's major financial institutions. In this role, Christie advised on all real estate-related matters for the bank and its subsidiaries and had carriage of all legal matters with respect to the bank's commercial and residential mortgage portfolios.