McDougall Gauley LLP

Corporate/Commercial Department

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What the team is known for Robust team, credited for its work on behalf of local and national corporate clients in commercial and financial transactions, restructurings and securities matters. Further noted for its ability to advise on real estate, tax and insurance matters. Also highlighted for its in-depth knowledge of the energy, banking, healthcare and construction sectors.

Strengths Sources say the firm has "an extremely good commercial group" and a "very diverse and broad practice."

Notable practitioners

Regina-based Dion Tchorzewski is "a seasoned lawyer" recognised for his experienced practice in corporate and commercial law, with a focus on commercial real estate.

Ian Sutherland is recognised for his expertise in insolvency matters. He is described as a "highly competent and strong insolvency lawyer."

Michael Milani QC is an acclaimed lending and insolvency lawyer who is "widely respected in and out of province." One source said: "He is an extremely good leader with national capabilities." He is respected both for his commercial practice and litigation expertise and is "infamous for his capacity to work," with one peer adding: "We would say he is a star."

Saskatoon-based Nancy Hopkins QC is "extremely good counsel" whois renowned for her expertise in tax and M&A. She also offers experience of IT and IP law.

William Nickel is praised for his skills in corporate, commercial and financial mandates. He is singled out in particular for his work on privatisation transactions.