J. David McPhail Q.C.

J. David McPhail Q.C.


dmcphail [at] dalelessmann.com


  • LL.B. Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
  • B.A. University of Western Ontario

Practice Description

David McPhail has over thirty-five years of experience representing clients in negotiating all types of commercial transactions. David practices real estate and corporate law with an emphasis on commercial leasing, condominium and co-op purchase and sales, cost-shared facilities development, real estate secured financing, the purchase and sale of industrial and commercial properties, joint ventures, residential and recreational property purchase and sales.

Community Involvement

  • Cambridge Club
  • Craigleith Ski Club (Past President)
  • Caledon Mountain Trout Club (President)
  • Polo for Heart (Board member) 
  • Royal Agricultural Winter Fair (Board member) 

Professional Affiliations and Distinctions

  • Admitted to the Ontario Bar (Law Society of Upper Canada), 1968
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Queen's Counsel, 1981