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DLA Piper adds corporate law partner in Edmonton

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 @ 9:44 AM | By John Chunn

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announced that Nicholas Chan has joined the firm as a partner in the Edmonton office. ‎

According to the firm’s press release, Chan has a corporate law practice with a focus on commercial real estate, ‎acquisitions, corporate finance, professional services and complex ‎contractual matters.‎

Chan regularly represents real estate investors with acquisitions,‎ development, leasing, joint ventures, partnerships, asset and property management ‎and financing of commercial, residential and retail assets in Canada.‎ His experience and expertise also extends into the financial services market. He works with ‎a variety of financial institutions, credit providers, institutional investors and private borrowers with respect ‎to their debt and equity financing activities and transactions. Specifically, he is known for his work ‎on project financings, asset-backed loan facilities, mezzanine commercial loan transactions, structure ‎equipment financings and leases, and recapitalizations and restructurings.‎

Chan has also developed an expertise in advising and assisting clients in the medical, dental and other professional services with matters related to the acquisition and opening of practices, the transition from public to private practices ‎and the liaison with governmental authorities and professional associations. 

‎Prior to joining DLA Piper, Chan was partner at an internationally recognized Canadian law firm.

“With his considerable experience in complex and multifaceted real estate transactions, Nicholas is a strong addition to our corporate and real estate groups,” Robert Seidel, Canada managing partner, said in the news release. “We are pleased to welcome him to the Edmonton office and we are confident our clients will benefit from his expertise throughout the entire life cycle of their investments.”