Ahmed Malik




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Education & Qualifications

  • Saskatchewan Bar (2013)
  • JD (Saskatchewan, 2011)
  • BA (British Columbia, 2008)

Ahmed Malik provides practical and strategic advice to business clients, with particular focus on commercial real estate, corporate commercial, banking and financing, and franchise law. He is the lead of the Regina real estate team.

Ahmed maintains a real estate, financing and corporate/commercial practice, advising clients on matters relating to purchase and sale transactions, commercial leasing, commercial and residential development, and franchising matters. Ahmed regularly acts for a broad range of clients including owner-managed companies, regulated professionals, franchises, developers, municipalities and institutions. He has extensive experience advising businesses in the financial services, hospitality, oil and gas and agribusiness sectors, and has acted for financial institutions, borrowers and private lenders in a variety of matters including:

  • Asset-based lending
  • Residential and commercial developments
  • Secured lending, including syndicated loans
  • Construction and infrastructure financing
  • Agricultural-based lending

In the area of mergers and acquisitions, Ahmed provides services on matters relating to structuring, legal due diligence and the negotiation of letters of intent, offers to purchase and agreements of purchase and sale. He has advised on acquisitions, mergers, takeovers, divestitures, reorganizations and leveraged and management buy-outs.

Ahmed is also fluent in Punjabi and Urdu.

  • Counsel to W Management Group in the acquisition of a condominium management business from the Nicor Group
  • Counsel to MMI Asset Management on acquisition of industrial properties in Saskatchewan
  • Counsel to Edge Capital Ltd. in a share sale transaction
  • Counsel to lender on a $170-million real estate acquisition
  • Lead counsel to oil and gas liability management company in the acquisition of producing and non-producing assets and liabilities
  • Lead counsel on sale of Lifeline Ambulance Services to Medavie Health Services
  • Counsel to various hospitality companies on purchase and sale transactions involving franchised and boutique hotels
  • Member of counsel team assisting in acquisition of a large transformer manufacturer in Manitoba
  • Member of counsel team representing a large national non-profit organization with acquisition of assets in Saskatchewan
  • Member of counsel team representing a Saskatchewan crown corporation in the acquisition of gas pipelines in Manitoba
  • Counsel to various financial institutions and lenders on banking, financing, and secured lending matters
  • Counsel on various tax-planned corporate restructurings or reorganizations or intergenerational transfers for or of numerous manufacturing, processing, farming, and other commercial enterprises
  • Counsel for various privately held corporations for amalgamations, reorganizations, and corporate restructurings Member of counsel team for financing arm of automotive manufacturer in large financing arrangement for a Saskatchewan dealership
  • Lead counsel for rural municipality in negotiation of a development agreement for a potash solution mine
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Committee Member, Endowment Fund, University of Saskatchewan College of Law (2022-present)
  • Board of Directors, Regina Exhibition Association Limited (2021-2023)
  • Lecturer, Real Estate Course for Saskatchewan Real Estate Agents, UBC Sauder School of Business (2021-2022)
  • Past Chair, Regina and District Chamber of Commerce (2014-2020)
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Regina Food Bank (2016-2021)
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Melfort Mustangs SJHL (2012-2014)
  • Former Chair, Board of Directors, Melfort Mustangs SJHL
  • Board Member, Regina Bar Association (2015-2017)
  • Moderator, “Practice Management for Commercial Lawyers,” CBA SK Mid-Winter Meetings (January 2024)
  • Co-author, “Fair Play: The Duty of Fair Dealing and its impact on the franchise relationship,” MLT Aikins Blog (March 2024)
  • Co-author, “Cowper-Smith v. Morgan: Independent Legal Advice and Undue Influence,” Wealth Matters (January 2017)
  • Co-author, “What is the Duty to Report Contamination Discovered by a Consultant or Engineer? A look at Saskatchewan’s New Approach,” EnviroNotes! (March 2016)
  • A Leading Practitioner, Corporate Commercial Law, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (2023-present)