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Brenda M Lightbody

Brenda M Lightbody

Associate Counsel


  • Banking and Debt Financing
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Real Estate

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Lawson Lundell LLP
British Columbia, Canada

Brenda is a member of the firm’s Banking & Debt Financing and Insolvency & Restructuring Groups.

She has extensive experience in acting for lenders, including banks, life insurance companies, credit unions, mortgage Investment corporations, and other private lenders in a variety of commercial and residential loan transactions that involve loans and security of all types. Brenda also acts for borrowers on commercial and residential loan transactions. Her experience includes acting for developers on real estate development matters. Brenda also advises on restructuring and realizations.

Bar Admissions

British Columbia (1997)


Simon Fraser University (B.A., 1989)
University of Victoria (LL.B, 1995)
University of Victoria (Masters of Public Administration, 1995)
Areas of Practice

Banking and Debt Financing | Insolvency and Restructuring | Real Estate

Professional Career

Professional Associations

Professional Activities
*Canadian Bar Association, Member
*Canadian Bar Association (BC) Subsections - Real Property and Banking Law Member, Urban Development Institute, Member
*Urban Development Association, Pacific Region, Member
*Law Society of British Columbia, Member
*Mortgage Investment Association of British Columbia, Director

Community Activities
*Pro Arte Dance School, North Vancouver, Volunteer


Penalty/Relief – Two Sides of the Same Mortgage Interest Coin When it Comes to Offending S. 8 of the Interest Act?
Lawson Lundell LLP, June 2016

The Supreme Court of Canada issued its reasons today in Krayzel Corp. v. Equitable Trust Co., 2016 SCC 18, adding some clarification to a mortgage lender’s right to protect itself from the increased commercial risk associated with a defaulting mortgagor through the use of interest rates, given s. 8 of the Interest Act which reads as follows: "No fine, etc...


Real Estate Law Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

Our Real Estate Law Blog provides brief commentary on current legal trends and developments affecting your business. The topics addressed in Lawson Lundell’s Real Estate Law Blog are of interest to commercial real estate developers, real estate and strata agents, investors, landlords and tenants,...

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