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Glen R. Peters

Glen R. Peters

TEL: (204) 957 8318

FAX: (204) 954 0318

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Marissa Currie

TEL: (204) 956 2970 ext. 272

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"I strive to provide practical, solutions-driven advice that facilitates getting the job done for my clients in the manner they expect and deserve."

Areas of Focus

Glen is the managing partner of Fillmore Riley LLP and practises mainly in the areas of corporate and commercial law, with emphasis on acquisitions, banking and secured transactions, and real property with emphasis on commercial development, financing, leasing, and construction. He maintains a broad based commercial practice on behalf of local, national, and international clients in addition to his role as managing partner of the firm.

Professional Activities

  • Managing Partner
  • Chair, ISO Committee

Volunteer Activities

  • Member, Western Canada General Counsel Awards (WCGCA) Advisory Board
  • Past Member of multiple community and charitable boards, including CancerCare Manitoba Foundation, The Arthritis Society (Manitoba division and national board), and the United Way Major Donor Cabinet.
  • Past President and Mackenzie Society Director, St. Charles Country Club

Publications / Presentations

  • Author of various articles for the Municipal Leader Magazine, Continuing Legal Education and Canadian Bar Association seminars

Representative Clients / Cases / Transactions

  • Ice Futures Canada Inc. (formerly Winnipeg Commodity Exchange)
  • Barkman Concrete Ltd.
  • Pollard Banknote Limited
  • Brookside Industrial Park
  • Various commercial mortgage lenders

Corporate and Acquisitions

  • Lead outside counsel to Winnipeg Commodity Exchange in respect to all aspects of demutualization, electronic conversion, and a multi-million dollar sale by plan of arrangement
  • Acted as lead counsel for multiple small business owners in connection with various acquisition and divestiture transactions, including sales of Mayers Packaging, Mayers Fibre Tube & Core, Franklin Enterprises Ltd, and CML Northern Blower Inc.
  • Acted in local agent capacity on Manitoba aspects of numerous national and international acquisition transactions

Banking and Secured Transactions

  • Counsel to multi-bank holding group in respect to a multi-million dollar, multi-lender, multi-facility club loan arrangement 
  • Counsel for the Borrowers in respect to a multi-million dollar, multi-lender multi-facility club loan arrangement involving an international corporation 
  • Manitoba opinion and related work in respect to numerous national secured transactions, syndicated loans, and Manitoba limited partnership financings
  • Lenders' counsel on a variety of commercial mortgage financings 

Real Property / Development / Construction

  • Handled all legal aspects of a multi-lot, customized industrial subdivision known as Brookside Industrial Park including all aspects of subdivision, development agreements, easements, and lots sales 
  • Sale and related aspects of subdivision, joint venture and development of 200-acre parcel on Kenaston Boulevard to become Seasons of Tuxedo development
  • Manitoba title opinions, registrations and property acquisitions for major national retail franchisor
  • Handle all aspects of commercial leases for various national retailers
  • Handle tendering and construction contract advice for multiple contractors and / or developers

Acted for Purchasers or Vendors in respect to multiple and various commercial real estate transactions including the following recent transactions:

  • Sale of a multi-tenant commercial centre 
  • Purchase of 64-unit residential apartment complex 
  • Sale of a 192-unit residential apartment complex
  • Acquisition and leasing of a 13,600-square foot multi-tenant commercial office complex
  • Sale of a 21,000-square foot single tenant commercial building
  • Sale of a 22,000-square foot multi-tenant office building
  • All aspects of acquisition, financing and co-ownership organization for multiple commercial building acquisitions on behalf of newly structured co-ownerships