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Timothy S. Dewart

Timothy S. Dewart

TEL: (204) 957 8312

FAX: (204) 954 0312


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Nicole Dubois

TEL: (204) 956 2970 ext. 212


Areas of Focus

Tim Dewart is a member of the firm's Management Committee and a partner in Fillmore Riley LLP’s Corporate, Commercial, and Business Law Departments. He represents a large number of institutional lenders including banks, life insurance companies, credit unions, mortgage bankers, and financial service providers as well as small and medium sized privately owned and operated businesses. Tim also represents a number of local and national real estate developers and property managers with land acquisitions, consolidations, subdivisions, leasing, financing, and sale transactions.

Tim has consistently been recognized over the last number of years by his peers in the publication, The Best Lawyers in Canada, in the fields of banking, corporate, and real estate law.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Management Committee, Fillmore Riley LLP
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association

Volunteer Activities

  • Board Member, Winnipeg Humane Society
  • Counsel to Elmhurst Golf & Country Club

Representative Clients / Cases / Transactions

 In recent transactions Tim has represented: 

  • Custom House in its sale to Western Union for $370 million (US)
  • Custom House to raise $28.5 million through preferred share offering to Boston based venture capital firm Great Hill Partners
  • Unicity Integrated Logistics and Unicity Custom Services in their sale to PBB Global Income Fund for $45 million
  • The Toronto Dominion Bank as lead arranger for a Canadian and US Banking syndicate to provide $150 million in loan facilities to The Boyd Group
  • bcIMC Realty Corporation and Bentall LP to purchase the Sun-X Properties industrial building portfolio for in excess of $150 million
  • Carrie Investments and its partners in their co-ownership of Grant Park Shopping Centre with Primaris REIT and subsequent sale to Primaris REIT of their interests for $33 million
  • Shindico in its land acquisition, shopping centre development, and leasing of the Brandon Corral Centre, the Selkirk Crossing, and Portage la Prairie Royal Plains
  • Hopewell Developments in its land acquisition, shopping centre development leasing, and sale of Kenaston Common Centre
  • Roynat Capital to provide term loans, mezzanine, subdebt, and equity financings to operating companies in all business sectors
  • Numerous mortgage bankers, life insurance companies, chartered banks, and credit unions to provide commercial mortgage loans with an average loan size of $2 million to $60 million