Sawsan Selwyn

Sawsan Selwyn


Sawsan Selwyn
Contact Information

Sawsan Selwyn


T 416.865.6783

F 416.865.6636



University of Westminster, London, UK – LLB, 2001
University College London (UCL), London, UK – MA 2002
Bar Admission

Ontario, 2016
England and Wales, 2006
About Gardiner Roberts LLP

For over 100 years, Gardiner Roberts has combined the benefits of a full-service law firm with the dexterity of a mid-sized one. Our focused, cross-disciplinary, one-team approach and commitment to understand your business joins our relevant expertise, immediacy and dedication to providing client-centric, hands-on service. 100% Canadian and fully independent, we offer a level of overall efficiency and cost-effectiveness that larger firms can't touch. Resisting "cookie-cutter" law, Gardiner Roberts has built its name - one rewarding client relationship at a time.

Executive Summary

Sawsan is an associate in the Real Estate Group at Gardiner Roberts. Her practice focuses on commercial real estate, including acquisitions and dispositions, real estate financing, and landlord and tenant side leasing. Sawsan has represented buyers and sellers, lenders and borrowers, developers, municipal bodies and education boards in a variety of transactions and different property types such as industrial buildings, build-to-suit, retail spaces, shopping centres, office buildings, raw land, and hotels.

Prior to joining Gardiner Roberts LLP in 2024, Sawsan practiced as a real estate lawyer with KPMG Law in Toronto, Gowling WLG in Hamilton and Toronto, and Pallet Valo in Mississauga. Prior to this she completed university and practiced as a lawyer in London, England for a number of years before returning to Canada.

Representative Work
  • Acted for real estate developers in joint venture purchase of lands for residential development
  • Acted for multi-national tenant in the exercise of multiple options to purchase across Canadian jurisdictions
  • Acted for purchaser providing in depth real estate tax analysis on wind turbine farms
  • Acted for municipality in purchase of retail plaza


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Community Involvement
  • West-End Women’s Network (WEWN) - President - 2016 to present
  • Food4Kids Mississauga - Founder & President - 2017 to present