Douglas Shell, Q.C.

Partner

Office

Edmonton

  • Phone:
    780.429.6811
  • Fax:
    780.702.4360

Assistant

 Douglas Shell, Q.C.
Profile

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
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Publications
  • Prepared for the Legal Education Society of Alberta
    March 17, 2014
    Section 4 of the Personal Property Security Act (PPSA) provides that "except as otherwise provided" in the PPSA, the PPSA does not apply to a number of enumerated liens, charges or other interests, including as set out in s4(a) "a lien,...
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  • November 13, 2012
    This paper was prepared for the Legal Education Society of Alberta and was delivered at the 2012 Land Mortgage Financing and Enforcement Fundamentals seminars in Edmonton and Calgary.
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  • Davis LLP Insolvency Bulletin
    October 15, 2008
    This issue covers the following topics: the introduction of new Davis lawyer Bruce Darlington; tax content of accounts receivable; forfeiture of property under the controlled drugs and substances act; and secured creditor's...
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Events

Recognition

  • Appointed Queen's Counsel, 2008

Associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Law Society of the Northwest Territories
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Edmonton Bar Association

Called to the Bar

  • Nunavut, 1999
  • Northwest Territories, 1993
  • Alberta, 1982

Education

  • LL.B. (Dean's List), University of Alberta, 1981
  • B.A., Special Degree in Economics, University of Alberta, 1978
  • B.A., University of Alberta

Languages

  • English