Doug Forbes practises in the areas of Corporate/Commercial Law with an emphasis on transactions and financing; in Real Estate Law, with an emphasis on buying, selling, financing, development, and leasing; and in Condominium Law with an emphasis on development, governance, buying, selling, and financing. Doug also assists many organizations, profit and non profit, corporate and non corporate with governance and general operational issues.
Doug acts for a wide range of clients, including large, medium, and small businesses, public and private corporations, professional corporations, non profit organizations, real estate developers, property management corporations, and condominium corporations. Doug advises clients on local, provincial, national, and international matters.
Other Speaking Engagements: Doug is a frequent presenter to varied audiences on topics concerning condominiums, and buying and selling businesses.
Doug was a presenter and faculty member for the 2007 and the 2008 Lex Mundi Institute Cross-Border Transaction program in Monterey, California.
Doug has been a sessional lecturer for the University of Manitoba Faculty of Law, Business Transactions course.
Community Involvement: Doug is a member and a founder of the "New High School Lobby Group", a group trying to convince the Manitoba Government to build a new High School in southwest Winnipeg. He is also a member of his church's Children's Ministry Committee.
Member of the National Board of Directors of the Canadian Condominium Institute
Member of the Board of Directors of the Deer Lodge Centre Foundation
Member of the Board of Directors of the Western Canada Aviation Museum
Member of the Board of Directors of the PC Manitoba Fund
Member of the campaign cabinet for the Canadian Museum of Human Rights
Served as Chair of the Sustainable Development Committee of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce for six years
Member of the Safety, Health, and Environment Program Committee of the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association
Member of the Canadian Bar Association, Manitoba Bar Association and The Law Society of Manitoba