Brian focuses his practice in the areas of Real Estate, Corporate/Commercial and Wills and Estates.
After being born in small town Alberta and growing up in beautiful British Columbia, he attended Simon Fraser University in Burnaby where he obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration concentrating in Finance. Thereafter, he returned to Alberta to attend the Law School at the University of Calgary where he achieved his Bachelor of Laws.
Prior to joining HENDRIX LAW, Brian articled and practiced at a large international law firm in the areas of Real Estate, Financial Services and Corporate/Commercial. During his time at the firm, Brian acted as sole counsel for commercial real estate acquisitions and divestitures on behalf of his own clients and clients of the firm. He negotiated and drafted purchase and sale agreements, conducted due diligence and closed a number of transactions. Brian developed a specialization in condominium law through his experience working on condominium property deals in Calgary.
During his career, Brian has benefited from strong mentorship in the context of Commercial Leasing transactions. This resulted in him acting as counsel for a major Canadian REIT in connection with their interest as landlord in numerous leasing transactions. As his leasing experience progressed, he acted as counsel on a number of leasing transactions for office, retail and industrial tenants. He has also acted as counsel on behalf of a range of professionals, including dentists and physiotherapists, that sought to lease space for their businesses. His leasing experience saw him drafting countless leases, lease amendments, landlord consents, assignments and surrender agreements. Brian advised landlords and tenants with respect to their remedies on default, including the remedy of distress. Brian conducted the Real Estate due diligence for many M&A transactions representing both acquirers and targets.
In addition, Brian has acted for lenders and borrowers in the context of secured financing transactions involving varied credit facilities provided to an array of business sectors. These transactions included a 20 million dollar cross-border financing transaction as well as numerous multi-million dollar domestic secured credit facilities. Brian has acted for major banks, private lenders as well as private and public corporate borrowers.
Brian also handles the legal work for small corporate clients, offering incorporation, minute book maintenance and strategic advice services.
Brianís energy, whether it be in his practice or in the mountains where he loves to recreate, is contagious.
#500, 707 - 7th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta Canada
Phone: (403) 269-9400 Ext. 231
Fax: (403) 266-2447
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We also provide general legal services in the areas of:
- foreclosures and enforcement of security
- mortgage financing
- real estate purchase and sales
- wills and estates
- and civil litigation
- residential tenancy and
- personal injury law.