Nicholas Chan practices in all areas of corporate and commercial law. In particular, he advises clients on areas of commercial real estate, acquisitions, including asset and share purchase and sale transactions, corporate finance, and complex contractual matters. Nicholas regularly represents sophisticated real estate investors with acquisitions, development, leasing, and financing of commercial, residential and retail assets in Canada.
Nicholas's experience and expertise also extends into the financial services market. He routinely works with a variety of financial institutions, credit providers, institutional investors and some borrowers with respect to their debt and equity financing activities and transactions. Specifically, Nicholas 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.
He has also developed an expertise in advising clients with respect to corporate and governance issues that arise in businesses and professional corporations.
Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Nicholas practised with a full-service law firm in Edmonton and an international law firm in London.
- Counsel to Stantec Inc. (NYSE, TSX: STN) in connection with its $1.25 billion credit facilities to finance, in part, the successful acquisition of MWH Global, Inc. for approximately US$793 million. Read more
- A real estate development group, in connection with their land development activities throughout Canada.
- A privately held company, in the oil and gas energy services sector in connection with the purchase of the issued and outstanding shares of a privately held company.