Sylvan SchneiderPresident


Sylvan Schneider is the founder of Schneider Attorneys Inc. since October 2004.

Me Schneider specializes in all areas of real estate law, estate law and construction law.

From a litigious perspective, Me Sylvan represents both commercial and residential landlords and tenants in regards to landlord-tenant disputes, real estate brokers for unpaid commissions, buyers and sellers in latent defect disputes, neighbourly disputes and damage claims for real estate property matters.

In real estate law, Sylvan Schneider has vast experience in drafting contractual real estate transactions such as commercial lease agreements, employment agreements within the brokerage industry, non-disclosure agreements, royalty and commission agreements, and purchase and sale agreements in a real estate transaction.

In construction law, he represents syndicates, condo owners, general contractors regarding legal hypothecs of construction or conventional hypothecs.

Moreover, Sylvan Schneider represents liquidators and heirs regarding estate and succession litigation matters where he has successfully pleaded before the Rental Board, the Quebec Court, Superior Court and the Court of Appeal in real estate law, construction law and estate law.

His clients range from heirs and liquidators in an estate dispute to large commercial real estate landlords and residential landlords, commercial and residential tenants, general contractors, residential and commercial real estate brokers as well as property owners, corporate owners and individuals.

Prior to starting his own firm in October 2004, Mr. Schneider practised law as in house legal counsel for a large international financial and insurance services organization specializing in securities law, insurance law and business law.

Mr. Schneider earned his Bachelor of law degree from the University of Montreal in 1996.

He is admitted to practise law in the province of Quebec and is presently in good standing.

Sylvan Schneider is fluent in English, French and Hebrew.

Areas of expertise

  • Real Estate Law
  • Estate Law
  • Construction Law
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation

Academic Profile

  • Université de Montréal (LL.B., civil law, 1993-1996)


Honours and Affiliations

  • Member in good standing of the Barreau du Quebec
  • Past Member of Business Network International
  • Past Member of the University Club

Bar Admissions

  • Quebec -1999

Contact Information

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