Elly Seddon


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Elly focuses her practice on debt financing, commercial lending and bankruptcy and insolvency. She advises clients on multi-jurisdictional lending transactions, syndicated loan transactions, as well as small- and medium- market lending transactions. Elly is also well versed in asset-based lending, real estate financing, financing of technology companies and film financing. 

Additionally, Elly has been involved in various insolvency-related matters, including restructurings, bankruptcies and receiverships under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.

Elly is fluent in both French and Farsi.

Elly provides legal services through a Law Corporation.


Elly has acted as counsel for:

  • Acting for BMO as the agent for a syndicate of secured lenders in the Journey Energy debt restructuring.
  • A syndicate of lenders in C$603 million cross-border financing of port terminal facility
  • A syndicate of lenders in US$300-million and C$55-million cross-border financing of agricultural produce grower and supplier
  • Senior lender in C$40-million financing of natural wellness products company
  • A group of debtors in C$33-million financing of retail chain of restaurants
  • The Royal Bank of Canada in financing of commercial income producing properties secured by mortgage-backed securities in Western Canada
  • Numerous restructuring, receivership and bankruptcy proceedings, including Shoes.com, Technologies Inc., Hanjin Shipping Co., Ltd. and Flying Cameras Inc.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Guest Instructor, Secured Transactions, Professional Legal Training Course
  • Board of Directors, Association of Women in Finance
  • Board of Directors, Vancouver Bar Association
  • Vice-President, Young Insolvency Professionals Committee
  • Executive Member, Insolvency Law Subsection
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association, Banking and Insolvency Subsections
  • BLG Glue Committee

Community Involvement

  • Group Leader, BLG Reads to Kids

Bar Admission & Education

  • British Columbia, 2013
  • JD, Queen's University, 2012
  • BA, Simon Fraser University, 2009