Shay Brehm



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Education & Qualifications

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

Shay Brehm 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 in Company Law: highest grade achieved in business organizations I – corporations
  • Class Prize in Secured Transactions in Personal Property: highest grade achieved in secured transactions in personal property
  • IIC Prize in Insolvency Studies: highest grade achieved in bankruptcy, insolvency, and receiverships
  • E.F. Whitmore Prize in Property: highest grade achieved in property law
  • College of Law Academic Excellence Scholarship: academic achievement
  • J. Barrie Thomson Entrance Scholarship: interest in agriculture and academic standing
  • John Spencer Middleton, Jack Spencer Gordon Middleton Undergraduate Scholarship: academic achievement
  • Joseph H. Thompson Scholarship: awarded to the top two students in each program year at Edwards School of Business
  • Edwards Undergraduate Scholarship: academic achievement
  • Hatlelid Family Memorial Scholarship: academic achievement
  • University of Saskatchewan Scholarship: academic achievement
  • Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship: academic achievement