About the Law Firm

Team of Experts Providing Fast and Efficient Services

Li Cheng

Li has specific expertise in real estate, land development and business law. Prior to starting his own practice, Li worked for all three levels of government and advised on major public land development projects.

Representing all types of business and land developers, Li has extensive experience on real estate and business purchase and sale transactions, and all aspects of residential and commercial development projects – from initial acquisition, structuring, assembly, financing, planning applications, registration of subdivisions and condominiums, to final unit sales.

In 2019, Li was selected as one of Hamilton’s top 40 under 40 entrepreneurs. 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2013 – Call to the Bar (Ontario)
  • 2012 – Juris Doctor (J.D.) – Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law
  • 2009 – B.A. (Hons) with distinction – University of Toronto

Organizations

  • Hamilton Law Association (Trustee, Chair of Real Estate Subcommittee)
  • West-End Home Builders Association
  • Stoney Creek Community Homes (Director)
  • Hamilton Community Land Trust (Past Co-Chair and Director)
  • Hamilton Chamber of Commerce

Successful Law Representation

  • Acquisition, financing, and disposition of a residential development land with final value of $67 million
  • Acquisition, financing, and disposition of a residential development land with final value of $38 million
  • Acquisition of multiple residential vacant land condominium development land with aggregate value of $65 million
  • Acting for institutional lender on land and construction financing of residential developments totaling over 1,000 projected units
  • Acquisition and disposition of commercial development land valued at $27 million
  • Site plan application and disposition of a mixed-use development site valued at $3 million
  • $5 million financing and land assembly exercise with projected development potential of 200 condominium units
  • Acquisition of a hotel complex valued at $11 million
  • Plan of condominium and unit sales of a 14 unit condominium conversion project
  • Acquisition, structuring, financing and disposition of a 350 unit development site
  • Financing and restructuring of a franchise with 12 locations

Summer Harb

Summer is an associate lawyer. She provides legal advice and solutions in the areas of real estate law, wills, estates & trusts, business law, and land development.

Prior to joining Li Cheng Real Estate and Business Law, Summer summered and completed her articles at a full-service law firm in Hamilton where she engaged in various areas of law, including business law, civil litigation, wills, estates & trusts, and family law.

Summer holds a Combined Honours degree in Political Science and Sociology from McMaster University, where she graduated with distinction. Summer then obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Windsor.

Summer was born and raised in Hamilton. She provides services in both English and Arabic.

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Call to the Bar (Ontario) – 2021
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.), University of Windsor
  • Hons. Political Science and Sociology, McMaster University

Organizations

  • Hamilton Law Association
  • Hamilton-Halton Home Builder’s Association
  • Hamilton Chamber of Commerce
  • Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association
  • Arab Canadian Lawyers Association

Successful Law Representation

  • Disposition and vend-take-back financing of industrial complex valued at $25 million
  • Refinancing a mixed-use property with senior and junior lenders valued at $23 million
  • Acquisition, financing, and disposition of residential development lands across Ontario

Our Services

We provide reliable and experienced legal services at affordable rates
in the following areas:

Serving Burlington, Hamilton, Oakville & Niagara Region

Burlington Real Estate Office

Serving Burlington and area
By Appointment
612 Brant St
Burlington, ON L7R 2G9

Oakville Real Estate Office

Serving Oakville & area
By Appointment
1320 Cornwall Rd, Unit 203
Oakville, ON L6J 7W5

Hamilton Real Estate Office

Serving Niagara, St. Catharines, , Thorold, Welland and Lincoln – By Appointment
Unit 101-105 Merritt Street
St. Catharines ON L2T 1J7

St. Catharines Real Estate Office

Serving Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Ancaster, Dundas,
Brantford and Grimsby – By Appointment
10 George Street, Unit 200
Hamilton, ON, L8P 1C8 

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