Shervin Rismani is a senior associate at Levy Zavet, where he maintains a multifaceted practice with a focus on real estate and business law.
In his real estate practice, Shervin advises clients, some of whom include institutional lenders, commercial and residential property developers, real estate brokerage companies, and private lending institutions, in respect of the following:
– Commercial and residential sale and acquisitions;
– Secured financing;
– Construction contracts, development agreements, and joint ventures;
– Operating contracts and leasing;
– Landlord & tenant matters;
– Municipal law, including representation at the committee of adjustment and the Ontario Municipal Board.
The other major component of Shervin’s practice is business law, where he works closely with clients on general commercial and business law matters relating to the day-to day activities of their business, as well as sale and acquisition of businesses. Some of Shervin’s services include:
– Incorporation and organization;
– Share and asset acquisitions and dispositions;
– Debt and equity financing;
– Corporate reorganization; and
– Preparation and drafting of joint venture arrangements, shareholder agreements, non-disclosure agreements, service agreements, licensing agreements, independent contractor agreements, distribution agreements, and other commercial agreements.
Shervin graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honors Bachelor of Arts in the field of political science with a focus on US and Canadian foreign policy and international trade.
He completed his Juris Doctor degree (J.D.) at the State University of New York, with a focus on New York and US business law, ranging from secured transaction, to corporate restructuring, bankruptcy law, mergers & acquisitions, and tax law.
JD, Juris Doctor, State University of New York, NY, 2012
BA Hon, Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto, 2008
Law Society of Upper Canada
Ontario Bar Association
Toronto Lawyers Association
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