Sadira Jan


Business-minded and solution-focused.

A practical voice during a business transaction and legal negotiation is essential.  Sadira provides this understanding and helps her clients develop feasible solutions that respect both business and legal principles.

Representative matters

Sadira is a partner in the Business group.  Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, infrastructure projects and general corporate advice. She has extensive experience in negotiating project finance and asset based lending transactions for both borrowers and lenders.  She also works on commercial transactions: from an RFP, acquisition or a divesture to creative structuring of private corporations, partnership or franchise transactions, she can provide sound advice from the preliminary establishment of the business relationship through to the negotiating, drafting and closing of the deal. Her work has included the acquisition by Sobeys of the assets of Canada Safeway for approximately $5.8 billion. 

Sadira works with a broad range of clients in multiple industries, including:

  • Food producers and food retailers
  • Commercial real property owners and developers
  • Fisheries and commercial vessel operators
  • Renewable energy developers
  • Banking
  • Owner managed business
  • Regulated health professionals
Areas of practice:
  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Business Transactions
  • Maritime and Transportation
  • Owner Managed Business
  • Lending


Nova Scotia, 2007


Nova Scotia Barristers' Society


Dalhousie University, LL.B., 2006
Dalhousie University, B.Sc., 2000


  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Governors, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
  • Member, Executive Committee, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
  • Chair, HR & Governance, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
  • Member, Board of Directors, Prescott Group
  • Lecturer, Fisheries Law, Dalhousie University, 2016 - present



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

P 902.444.1701
F 902.420.1417

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