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Seth Zuk

Tel: 416 775 8822 Fax: 1 888 554 6176

Seth is a lawyer in our Commercial Real Estate Group, where his practice focuses on the acquisition, disposition, financing, leasing and development of commercial and residential real estate, as well as mortgage enforcement, realization and remedies.

Seth regularly drafts and negotiates a wide range of real estate related agreements and documents on behalf of purchasers and vendors, landlords and tenants, lenders and borrowers, including agreements of purchase and sale, leases, loan and security documents. Seth’s experience includes drafting condominium documents, purchase agreements for new homes and condominiums, as well as joint venture agreements. Seth also assists his clients with various development matters, including Committee of Adjustment applications, land titles applications, development agreements and the registration of subdivision and condominium plans.

In addition to his diverse real estate practice, Seth practises media & entertainment law. As part of his entertainment practice, Seth advises film, television and web production companies, cast, crew, talent, recording artists, producers, songwriters, artists and authors in connection with a wide array of media and entertainment industry matters. Seth has experience drafting and negotiating production, licensing and development contracts, and provides practical advice and representation with respect to the financing, production, licensing and distribution of film, television, music and media projects.

Seth is a member of the Board of Directors of Civic Theatres Toronto.  

Community Involvement




Media & Entertainment Law


  • J.D., Queen's University, 2011
  • Diploma in International and European Law, University Jean Moulin III, 2010
  • B.A. (Honours Specialization) Philosophy, University of Western Ontario, 2007
  • Advanced Certificate in Writing Proficiency, University of Western Ontario, 2007


  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2012

Publications & Presentations


Drafting and Negotiating Tenant Allowance Clauses

2018 International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Canadian Shopping Centre Law Conference
Jun 21, 2018
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Significant New Obligations Imposed on Apartment Buildings in Toronto: What Landlords Need to Know

Effective July 1, 2017, pursuant to ByLaw 448-2017 passed by Toronto City Council on April 28, 2017, landlords of residential apartment buildings in t...
Jun 20, 2017
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Ontario Divisional Court Reviews Priorities Among Mortgagees that were Victims of Mortgage Fraud

In a recent decision, CIBC Mortgages Inc. v Computershare Trust Co. of Canada (2016 ONSC 7094 (Div. Ct.) (“Computershare”), the Ontario Di...
May 12, 2017

News & Media

Seth Zuk to speak at the ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Law Conference, May 1st in Toronto

Join Seth Zuk at the 2018 International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Canadian Shopping Centre Law Conference.
Mar 13, 2018

Torkin Manes lawyers participate in Law Society's "Lawyers Feed the Hungry" program

Torkin Manes is pleased to support the Law Society of Upper Canada's Toronto Lawyers Feed the Hungry Program. The Toronto Lawyers Feed the Hungry Prog...
Mar 27, 2015