Norm A. Saibil
Senior Counsel | Montréal
Montréal: 514-982-4001

Highly valued for his many years of legal practice, Norm's practice concentrates on financing, real estate, commercial and business law.


Matters on which Norm has worked include:

  • Sale leaseback offering of nine Government of Canada office properties
  • Sale of the InterContinental Montréal hotel for C$49-million
  • Syndicated financing for Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited
  • Acting for an international banking syndicate in a US$1-billion financing for Canadian National Railway Company and certain of its Canadian and U.S. subsidiaries
  • Acting for Dundee REIT in connection with the acquisition and financing of 13 buildings in Technoparc Saint-Laurent
  • Acquisition of development site for Lac Mirabel retail and entertainment complex
  • Acting for Legacy Hotels in the C$115-million financing of the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel in Montréal
  • Oxford's C$210-million acquisition (shares and assets) of the Canderel office and industrial portfolio in Quebec and Ontario
  • Acquisition (assets) of one of the SITQ industrial portfolios

Norm is recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading Banking, Finance and Transactional Lawyers 2013 (Banking)
  • Law Business Research's Who's Who Legal: Canada 2013 (Banking)
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2012 (Banking and Finance, Corporate Law, Project Finance and Real Estate; Best Lawyers' Montréal Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year)
  • The 2012 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (Banking)
  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2012 (Banking & Finance)
  • Law Business Research's The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers 2012 (Banking)
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2012 (Banking)