Zain’s practice at McCarter Grespan focuses on real estate and condominium law. Specifically, Zain advises on commercial real estate acquisitions, dispositions, purchases, sales, leasing matters and land and condominium development. Zain's clients appreciate his resourceful nature and ability to navigate complex transactions for a wide range of clients with a pragmatic business-minded approach.
After his call to the Ontario Bar in 2016, Zain immediately began practicing real estate and corporate law in the Greater Toronto Area. During his time in private practice, Zain has acted on hundreds of real estate law matters for a variety of clients in a diligent and effective manner while safeguarding each client’s interests throughout the process.
Prior to joining McCarter Grespan, Zain was called to the Manitoba Bar and practiced as Legal Counsel for The City of Winnipeg with a focus on corporate, commercial, governance and intellectual property law matters. During his time at The City of Winnipeg, Zain worked closely with the Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Emergency Officer, Mayor’s Office and the Senior Management Team on a wide range of matters and was known for his attention to detail and ability to provide results based, practical advice that assisted his clients accomplish their goals. Zain also frequently drafted and reviewed Administrative Reports that were to be approved by City Council for municipal, provincial and federal projects and was instrumental in assisting The City of Winnipeg navigate the complexities associated with their provincial and federal legal obligations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Zain’s prior work experience in both private practice and as Legal Counsel allows him to bring unique perspective when assisting his clients at McCarter Grespan. Zain prides himself on being a trusted advisor who takes a personal interest in advocating for all his clients.