10220 103rd Ave NW, Suite 2500, Stantec Twr, Edmonton, AB
Year called to bar: 1985 (AB)
Darlene W. Scott, QC, served as Chair of Dentons Edmonton’s Banking and Finance Group for over 10 years. She provides legal advice to a broad range of institutional and corporate clients on commercial matters, including sales, leasing, development, and acquisition of real estate, business and shares. Darlene has also represented lenders and borrowers in financing and secured transactions for more than 30 years, and chaired the Banking and Finance Group in Edmonton for over 10 years. She acts regularly for institutional and other lenders in documenting secured transactions and has acted for borrowers in a broad range of industries. Her experience ranges from real estate and other asset-based lending, to project and operating financing, together with more specialized lending such as retirement compensation arrangements. She also acts for developers of commercial, residential and condominium projects. Darlene has been recognized by several key legal publications as a leading lawyer in the areas of Banking and Finance, Corporate law, and Real Estate law. She received her Queen’s Counsel designation in 2016. Darlene has served as a Bencher of the Law Society of Alberta since 2014 and in that capacity she is the Chair of Audit and Finance, and the Vice Chair of Conduct.