Peter B. Birkness
Peter B. Birkness
(403) 260-3748
(403) 260-3501
421 7th Ave SW, Suite 4000, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1991 (ON)
Peter Birkness is a partner and the head of the firm's Financial Services Group in Calgary. With a practice focused on corporate lending, he regularly represents lenders and borrowers in sophisticated domestic and international debt financing transactions, including bank credit facilities, public debt transactions, private loan transactions, reorganizations, and M&A financings. He also has extensive experience representing lenders and other stakeholders in significant Canadian restructuring matters. Peter is recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory in the area of Banking.
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