Brian Tabor, QC

Partner

“When you need a solution to a complicated real estate issue and you need to close the deal, my peers would say that ‘I’m the guy’.”

DONE DEAL.

Clients hire Brian because he closes deals. And he keeps them safe. Whether it’s on the acquisition side or the financing side of a transaction, clients can rest assured that they are not going to have any issues with the real estate interests that they acquire or finance.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

With over 30 years of intimate engagement in the real property regime in Nova Scotia, Brian can rapidly identify issues and outline, in an efficient and effective way, the path forward to achieving his clients’ objectives. His clients include:

  • Developers
  • Owners
  • Lenders
  • Governments 
  • Utilities

Areas of practice

  • Property and Real Estate Development
  • Banking
  • Property Leasing
  • Financial Services
  • Corporate/Commercial

BAR ADMISSION(S)

Nova Scotia, 1987

LAW SOCIETY(IES)

Nova Scotia Barristers' Society

EDUCATION

University of New Brunswick, LL.B., 1986
University of Ottawa, B.Sc., 1979

QUEEN'S COUNSEL

2005

ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys, 2014
  • Department manager, Business, Stewart McKelvey, 2013 to present
  • Practice group leader, Commercial Real Property and Lending, Stewart McKelvey, 2011 to 2013
  • Past president, Canadian Bar Association, 2005 to 2006
  • Secretary, The Housing Trust of Nova Scotia
  • Member, International Association of Attorneys and Executives in Corporate Real Estate
  • Board member, Dartmouth North Liberal Association
  • Vice-president, Atlantic, International Commission of Jurists, 2007 to 2010

LANGUAGE(S)

English

LEXPERT RATINGS

Property and Real Estate Development

MARTINDALE-HUBBELL RATINGS

BV Distinguished®

Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

EXTERNAL RATINGS

  • Best Lawyers: Real Estate Law, 2008-2018

Presentations

  • Canadian Institute – Managing Financial and Legal Risks in Commercial Real Estate January 28, 2010 – Bullet Proofing your Commercial Real Estate Agreements, Critical Guidelines to Reduce your Litigation Risk
  • Canadian Insight - Atlantic Canada Contaminated Sites February 28 to March 1, 2011 – Real Estate Transactions and Environmental Risks

Suite 900
Purdy's Wharf Tower One
1959 Upper Water Street
Halifax, NS, Canada
B3J 3N2

P 902.420.3397
F 902.420.1417

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LEGAL ASSISTANT(S)

Julie Edwards

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