Kathy L. Pybus

Practice Focus

  • Banking
    • Lending and financing transactions for chartered banks, financial companies and borrowers
    • Syndicated credit and project loan facilities, principally in the oil & gas industry
    • Domestic and international lending
  • General Commercial
    • Corporate restructurings and reorganizations
    • Acquisitions and divestitures
    • Project and transactional work

Practice Areas


  • University of Alberta, Bachelor of Commerce (with Distinction), 1993
  • University of Alberta, Bachelor of Laws, 1996

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 1997

Professional Associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association

Honours & Recognition

  • Named in Best Lawyers as Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year, 2022
  • Named in Best Lawyers in Canada as a recommended lawyer in the area of Banking and Finance Law, 2018-2022
  • Named in The Legal 500 Canada as a leading lawyer in Banking & Finance, 2018-2022
  • Named in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, as a leading Canadian lawyer in Banking and Financial Institutions, 2017-2021
  • Named in Lexpert's Special Edition on Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers, 2019 and 2020
  • Named in Lexpert's Special Edition on Canada's Leading Energy Lawyers, 2020


  • Panel Member, Key Negotiation Issues in M&A Transactions, BD&P Client Seminar, November 1, 2012
  • Panel Member, Subordinated Debt - Where Does It Fit & Who Does It Impact?, BD&P Banking Seminar Series - Current Financing Alternative - Issues for the Borrower & Senior Secured Lender, June 8, 2011

Professional & Firm Involvement

  • Leader, Business Finance & Restructuring Business Unit, BD&P