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Steven J. Gray


Steven J. Gray, a Partner based in Dickinson Wright’s Toronto Office, focuses his practice on corporate and commercial matters. Steven has experience with acquisitions and leasing of commercial and industrial real estate as well as distribution, marketing, and licensing agreements and related financing transactions.

Education & Credentials


University of Toronto

University of Windsor Law School


Called to the Bar of Ontario


Prominent Assignments

Steven’s practice is a general corporate and commercial practice, acting as a legal advisor to businesses on all commercial matters, including:

  • Acting in connection with Design/Build industrial projects on issues of Land Use Planning and sale and lease back matters.
  •  Acting on the Land Development (Infield Project) and proposed Fixed Base Aircraft Operations at the Greater Toronto International Airport and in the State of Florida.
  • Acting in connection with the land development and planning process for Automotive Retail Malls and Planning Issues for one of Canada’s largest automotive retailers.
  • Acting for the largest student housing development, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on construction, land use planning and development matters.
  • Mergers and acquisitions of business concerns, with particular emphasis on the automotive sector.
  • Corporate finance matters, including asset securitizations.
  • Distribution agreements, marketing and license agreements.
  • Software development agreements for use in public infrastructure projects. 
  • Acquisition and leasing of commercial and industrial real estate and related financing transactions.
  • Construction contracts and construction sub-contracts, including architect agreements, design-build agreements, and construction management agreements.
  • Funeral industry practices.
  • Joint ventures, equity participation, shareholder and partnership agreements, and succession planning.
  • Trucking and transportation.
  • Estate planning and administration.
  • Employment law issues.

Professional Involvement

  • Law Society of Upper Canada, Member
  • Ontario Bar Association, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association, Member
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