David R. Bain

David R. Bain


Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Recognized since 2006

Vancouver, British Columbia

Practice Areas

Asset-Based Lending Practice

Banking and Finance Law

Equipment Finance Law

Project Finance Law

Structured Finance Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Asset-Based Lending Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Structured Finance Law
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David Bain practises commercial law with a specialty in debt financing. Since 1983 he has advised a wide range of clients on various aspects of commercial law with particular emphasis on debt financing and lending transactions, including project finance.

Mr. Bain serves clients including Canadian and foreign banks and non-bank and private lenders, as well as corporate borrowers in a variety of industries. Over the past 30 years he has been involved in many of British Columbia's most significant financings, involving borrowers in the forest industry, marine transportation, real estate development, manufacturing, aviation and knowledge-based industries.

He has provided counsel on many cross-border loan transactions and syndicated financings. His project finance experience has involved infrastructure projects (including public-private partnerships) as well as alternative energy projects. In addition, he has extensive experience in advising institutional lenders and finance companies on consumer lending issues. His commercial practice includes acting for buyers, sellers and lessors of aircraft and negotiating various commercial arrangements.

Mr. Bain serves as a trusted advisor to a number of clients on their financing and business activities and is a recognized leader in his areas of practice.

Location

  • 510 West Georgia Street, Suite 1800
    Vancouver, BC V6B 0M3
    Canada

Languages

  • English

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia, 1983

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Asset-Based Lending Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Structured Finance Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Asset-Based Lending Practice, Vancouver, Canada (2019)
  • Structured Finance Law, Vancouver, Canada (2018)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 for work in:

  • Asset-Based Lending Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Structured Finance Law

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