Doug Osborn focuses on commercial lending and business acquisitions. He acts for diverse commercial lenders - banks, private financiers, trust companies, credit unions and life insurance companies - across the entire spectrum of lending - term debt, real estate, operating credits and equity financing. His lending experience spans transactions ranging from small business loans to financing and sale arrangements worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Doug has acted on all types of acquisitions - share transactions, asset transactions, mergers, reorganization - in various industries.
•Saskatchewan Ronald McDonald House Expansion Capital Campaign 2012 - Co-Chair
•Saskatchewan Ronald McDonald House - President (2007-2008; 1999-2000) Director (since 1996)
•World Junior Hockey Championships - Director Team Hosts (2009-2010; 1990-1991)
•Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce - Director (2004-2008)
•Riverside Country Club - President (1999); Director (1995-2000)
Papers & Presentations
•Contract Drafting: Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them,Contract Drafting Essentials(Law Society of Saskatchewan, 2012).
•Business Purchase and Sale Agreements: Points on Structure and Content, Saskatchewan Legal Education Society Inc. (2007).
•Practice Points for Business Purchase Transactions Canadian Bar Association, Saskatchewan Branch, Mid-Winter Meeting (2005).
Awards & Distinctions
•Selected as one of theBest Lawyers in Canada- Banking and Finance; Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions (since 2012)
•Named one of Canada's Leading Lawyers inThe Canadian Lexpert Legal Directory- Banking and Financial Institutions
•Lexis-Nexis / Martindale-Hubbell- BV Peer Review Rated
Monday Aug 25th 2014
Best Lawyers Recognizes 46 MLT Lawyers in 2015 Rankings
Monday Jun 2nd 2014
Lexpert Recognizes 27 MLT Lawyers in 2014