Professional Background

Natanya Garcia is an Associate and a member of our Commercial Property Group with a focus on commercial real estate and corporate-commercial transactions. Natanya works closely with landlords and developers for the acquisition, disposition and lease of commercial buildings and regional shopping centres throughout the lower mainland. She is experienced in drafting and updating master lease agreements for landlords and negotiating lease terms with anchor and non-anchor tenants.

Natanya is skilled in mergers and acquisitions, including acting as lead associate on an $18 million cross-border acquisition. She assists clients with drafting of a variety of documents including:

  • shareholders’ agreements
  • asset and share purchase agreements
  • licensing and software licensing agreements

Her practice also includes estate planning, where she applies the experience she gained as a wills and estate consultant at a major financial institution.

Prior to joining Singleton Reynolds, Natanya worked at a large financial institution and a boutique corporate-commercial Vancouver law firm.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Legal Management, Ateneo de Manila University: 1996
  • Juris Doctor, Ateneo de Manila University of Law: 1999
  • Called to the Philippine Bar: 2001
  • Master of Laws, McGill University, Faculty of Law: 2003
  • Called to the British Columbia Bar: 2008

Memberships

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia: 2008
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines: 2000