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Candace is a partner in our commercial real estate department.  Candace's practice encompasses all areas of commercial real estate law, including acquisitions, dispositions, financing and development of land involving commercial, retail and industrial properties.  Her clients are diverse, and include entrepreneurial and institutional land developers, construction companies, and commercial landlords.  Clients find Candace to be deal-minded  and efficient, all while keeping their best interests at the forefront of the transaction.  

Candace has presented several papers for The Commons Institute and the Law Society of Upper Canada, including the popular program, "The Six Minute Real Estate Lawyer". 

Candace joined Daoust Vukovich in July 2012 after practicing for several years at a full service Bay Street firm.  Following her graduation from the J.D./L.L.B. joint degree law program at the University of Detroit in 2006, she was called to the bar in Ontario in 2007 and admitted to the New York State Bar in 2008.  Prior to law school, Candace obtained her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario.  


What Are Your Intentions? Drafting and Negotiating Letters of Intent

Nov 24, 2015 | Article

Written by Candace Cooper (The Six-Minute Commercial Leasing Lawyer 2015) Your purchaser client has been introduced to a seemingly perfect property...

Title and Teraview for Leasing Lawyers

Nov 23, 2015 | Article

Written by Candace Cooper (The Commons Institute: Advanced Sessions on Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law 2015) Without access to Teraview, underst...

Ethics and Client Cash Flow: Trust Account Management

Oct 21, 2014 | Article

Written by Candace Cooper (The Commons Institute- Ethical Considerations in the Practice of Real Estate Law 2014) The day of a real estate closing ...


Giving Back: DV Donates to SickKids

Jan 24, 2017

  This holiday season, the DV family participated in The Hospital for Sick Children’s Sponsor-A-Family program.  The new program ma...

15th Annual NAIOP Real Estate Excellence Awards Gala

Apr 11, 2016

    Daoust Vukovich was a proud sponsor of the 15th Annual NAIOP Real Estate Excellence Awards Gala, also known as the “REX A...


International Council of Shopping Centres Law Conference:

  •  Roundtable leader (with Richard Burgos, Lavery De Billy LLP) -  Registering Notices of Leases, Caveats, Restrictive Covenants and Other Agreements (April 21, 2016)
  •  Roundtable leader (with Jeffrey Lem, Director of Titles at Ontario Ministry of Government & Consumer Services) - Title Issues – When To Subsearch, What To Review, What To Report, Registrations Issues (and What the Registration Should Say), Planning Act Issues and Land Transfer Tax for Long Term Leases (April 14, 2015)

Candace Cooper

P: 416-597-8578

Laura Pitre
Legal Assistant
P: 416-597-8489


  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Toronto CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women)
  • International Conference of Shopping Centres


  • J.D./LL.B, University of Windsor and the University of Detroit Mercy
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), Wilfrid Laurier University, 2003
  • Called to the Bar in Ontario (2007) and admitted to the New York State bar (2008).

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