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

  • Bankruptcy
  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Corporate / Commercial and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Law
  • Aboriginal Law & First Nations Legal Issues
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

Appointed Queen's Counsel, 2008

Notable Matters
RTL-Westcan Completes Refinancing and Acquires...
April 7, 2010
Advised various management investors in connection with the formation of the new limited partnership,

Priorities Outside the Alberta Personal Property Security Act...
March 17, 2014
Section 4 of the Personal Property Security Act (PPSA) provides that...
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...

In the Media
Douglas H. Shell Chairs Seminars on Land Mortgage...
November 9, 2012
Douglas H. Shell, Q.C. was invited by the Legal Education Society...
Douglas H. Shell and Douglas B. Buchanan Appointed...
February 11, 2008
Davis LLP is pleased to announce that two of the firm's...

Personal Property Security Act (PPSA) Basics and Personal Property...
March 5, 2014
Douglas H. Shell, Q.C., Richard Reeson Q.C., and Professor Rod Wood presented a full-day Legal Education Society of
Land Mortgage Financing and Enforcement Fundamentals
November 13, 2012
Douglas H Shell, Q.C. was invited by the Legal Education Society of Alberta (LESA) to chair the Land Mortgage Financing


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Douglas H. Shell, Q.C.

10060 Jasper Avenue
EdmontonAB T5J 4E5


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