Brian Canfield is a strategic advisor for his business clients. He focuses on facilitating opportunities and solving problems on their behalf by combining his legal experience, business background and negotiation skills with diligence, creativity and common sense. He is often asked to handle difficult negotiations, tight timelines or similar challenges for his clients in buying and selling businesses or real estate, raising equity and debt financing, facilitating regulatory approvals, settling shareholder or other disputes, restructuring and other matters. Brian has a wide range of experience in assisting both public and private clients, including Boards and Special Committees, with a special emphasis on established and emerging entrepreneurs. His clients operate in many key industries including automotive, construction, financial, food and beverage, hospitality, infrastructure, real estate and resource. Year called to the Bar: 1991 (British Columbia), 1995 (Washington State), 2007 (Alberta).
On December 17, 2014, Parq Holdings Limited Partnership, a joint venture between Dundee Corporation, Paragon Gaming, Inc. and PBC VUR Limited Partnership, completed a US$415 million project financing for the development of a world-class urban resort and casino in Vancouver, British Columbia (the Resort).