William Lambert

William Lambert


William Lambert
Contact Information

William Lambert


T 416.865.6627

F 416.865.6636

E wlambert@grllp.com


Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B. 1982
University of Toronto, B.A., 1979
Bar Admission

Ontario, 1984
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

Will is an experienced corporate/commercial/securities practitioner in the firm’s Health Law, Hospitality and Commercial Real Estate groups. Called to the Bar of Ontario in 1984, Will has developed, in his 25 years of practice, expertise in the following areas:

  • real estate securities and exempt financings, including limited partnerships and real estate investment trusts, public offerings and private placements, joint ventures
  • real estate and commercial secured lending and financing, mezzanine financing
  • commercial real estate, commercial, residential and resort condominiums
  • corporate/commercial aspects of Health Law, including MPCs, joint ventures, association agreements, supply agreements, hospital agreements, clinic structuring
  • contracts, corporate/commercial law, shareholders’ agreements, shareholders’ disputes
  • resort financing and development, hospitality, time share, fractional ownership

Mr. Lambert also serves as a director of the Canadian Resort Development Association (“CRDA”) and was previously Chairman of the Board.


Articles and Presentations
  • “The Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act and Investment Condominiums”, Canadian Commercial Real Estate Guide
  • Speaker at Canadian Bar Association seminar - “Purchaser’s Perspective on Real Estate Syndications”
  • Speaker at CRDA October, 2010 conference - “Securities Implications of Rental Arrangements re Shared Ownership”
  • Speaker at combined  Grant Thornton/Gardiner Roberts seminar - “Business Strategies for Today’s Surgeons” on the topic of “Specialty Surgical Facilities - Legal Structuring” (October, 2011)

Board Memberships
  • Chairman of the Board, Canadian Resort Development Association
  • Former Director of York Biotech, an Ontario RIN
Professional Involvement
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Resort Development Association