Douglas H. Shell, Q.C.: Lawyer with DLA Piper (Canada) LLP

Douglas H. Shell, Q.C.

Douglas H. Shell, Q.C. is a partner in the Davis LLP Edmonton office.
Edmonton,  AB  Canada

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Practice Areas

  • Aboriginal and First Nations
  • Corporate
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring
Contact InfoTelephone: 780.429.6811
Fax: 780.702.4360
University University of Alberta, B.A.; University of Alberta, B.A., Special Degree in Economics, 1978
Law SchoolUniversity of Alberta, LL.B., 1981 Dean's List
Admitted1982, Alberta; 1993, Northwest Territories; 1999, Nunavut


•Member, Law Society of Alberta
•Member, Law Society of the Northwest Territories
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Member, Edmonton Bar Association


Douglas Shell is a partner of the firm and has extensive experience in creditors' rights and insolvency law and, in particular, acting for secured lenders, receivers, Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act monitors and bankruptcy trustees in commercial foreclosure, receivership, CCAA and bankruptcy (including proposal) matters.

Doug has expertise in negotiating and drafting effective restructuring, forbearance, “look-see” and realization agreements, providing opinions on Personal Property Security Act matters and providing strategic advice and opinions to financial institutions in a variety of banking matters.

Doug's corporate/commercial practice is focused in the area of bank financing, in which he acts for financial institutions in:

•commercial mortgage transactions
•small business financing
•financing and banking services to First Nations
•preparing priority and interlender agreements
•preparing banking agreements for commercial financings and loan syndications


Best Lawyers in Canada (Banking and Finance Law), 2016
•Appointed Queen's Counsel, 2008


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Douglas H. Shell, Q.C.

Suite 1201- 10060 Jasper Avenue
EdmontonAB T5J 4E5

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