Shay Brehm



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Education & Qualifications

  • Saskatchewan Bar (2021)
  • JD with great distinction (Saskatchewan, 2020)

Shay is an associate lawyer in the firm’s Saskatoon office.

Shay maintains a general litigation practice with a focus on commercial litigation, agricultural litigation and insolvency and restructuring.

Shay attended law school at the University of Saskatchewan where he finished top of his class in Property Law, Bankruptcy Insolvency and Receiverships, Secured Transactions Personal Property, Secured Transactions Real Property, Business Organizations I – Corporations and Business Organizations II – Alternative Business Structures.

  • Junior counsel to a group of shareholders in a successful application to divide a group of hotel holding corporations pursuant to the Court’s “just and equitable” liquidation powers under The Business Corporations Act (Egger v Waisman, 2022 SKKB 249)
  • Junior counsel to a purchaser in an action concerning due diligence obligations and the interpretation of a “sandbagging clause” in a share purchase agreement
  • Junior counsel to an unsecured creditor in appointment of a Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act “super-monitor” to manage Canada’s largest lamb producer and processor
  • Junior counsel to a secured lender in appointment of an interim receiver over a herd of bison under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act
  • Junior counsel to farmers in an action for division of a family farming operation under The Partition Act
  • Junior counsel to a municipality in an action under The Municipal Expropriation Act
  • Junior counsel to a creditor of estate to recover indebtedness from spouse under the doctrine of devastavit
  • Junior counsel to lessor of mineral rights in action concerning offset well obligations
  • Counsel to bankruptcy trustees in consumer bankruptcy discharge matters
  • Counsel to creditors in farm foreclosure and repossession matters under The Saskatchewan Farm Security Act
  • Counsel to landlords in actions to recover unpaid rent through sale of property under right of distress pursuant to The Landlord and Tenant Act
  • Counsel to landowners concerning property line disputes and entitlement to retain neighbouring lands under The Improvements Under Mistake of Title Act
  • Counsel to estate beneficiaries in actions to contest wills for lack of capacity and undue influence
  • Cecil G. Schmitt Prize for highest grade achieved in Business Organizations I – Corporations, Company Law
  • Class Prize for highest grade achieved in Secured Transactions, Personal Property
  • IIC Prize for highest grade achieved in Bankruptcy, Insolvency, and Receiverships, Insolvency Studies
  • E.F. Whitmore Prize for highest grade achieved in Property Law, Property
  • Academic Excellence Scholarship, College of Law
  • J. Barrie Thomson Entrance Scholarship for academic standing, Agriculture
  • John Spencer Middleton, Jack Spencer Gordon Middleton Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Joseph H. Thompson Scholarship as one of the top two students in each program year, Edwards School of Business
  • Edwards Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Hatlelid Family Memorial Scholarship
  • University of Saskatchewan Scholarship
  • Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship