Douglas H. Shell, Q.C.: Lawyer with Davis 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 Law & First Nations Legal Issues
  • Bankruptcy
  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Corporate / Commercial and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Law
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

Douglas Shell is a partner of Davis LLP. He 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

Notable Matters
RTL-Westcan Completes Refinancing and Acquir... April 07, 2010 On April 7, 2010, Edmonton-based RTL-Westcan Limited Partnership, a private portfolio investment...

Priorities Outside the Alberta Personal Prop... March 17, 2014 Section 4 of the Personal Property Security Act (PPSA) provides that except...
Commercial Land Mortgage Enforcement November 13, 2012 This paper was prepared for the Legal Education Society of Alberta and...
Insolvency Law Update October 15, 2008 This issue covers the following topics: the introduction of new Davis lawyer...

In The Media
Douglas H. Shell Chairs Seminars on Land Mor... November 09, 2012 Douglas H. Shell, Q.C. was invited by the Legal Education Society of...
Douglas H. Shell and Douglas B. Buchanan App... February 11, 2008 Davis LLP is pleased to announce that two of the firm's senior...

Personal Property Security Act (PPSA) Basics... March 05, 2014 Douglas H. Shell, Q.C., Richard Reeson Q.C., and Professor Rod Wood presented...
Land Mortgage Financing and Enforcement Fund... November 13, 2012 Douglas H Shell, Q.C. was invited by the Legal Education Society of...

Appointed Queen's Counsel, 2008


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Douglas H. Shell, Q.C.

10060 Jasper Avenue
EdmontonAB T5J 4E5


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