Nancy D. Smith

Practice Focus

  • Banking and Finance
    •  Syndicated and bilateral financings for both lenders and borrowers
    •  Secured and unsecured lending transactions
    •  U.S. and international financings 
    •  Convertible debenture and private placement note offerings for the issuer
    •  ISDA Master Agreement Transactions

Practice Areas


  • Dalhousie University, Bachelor of Laws, 2004
  • Dalhousie University, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 2001

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 2005

Professional Associations

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

Honours & Recognition

  • 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 Next Generation Partner in Banking and Finance, 2019-2022
  • Named in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a Leading Lawyer in Canada in the area of Banking and Financial Institutions, 2019-2021
  • Named in Lexpert's Special Edition on Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers, 2019
  • Named in Lexpert's Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, 2016
  • Named one of Lexpert's Rising Stars honouring Canada's Leading Lawyers Under 40, 2015


  • ISDA Agreements - What Is "Market" & What Is "Negotiable"?, BD&P Banking Seminar - Banking Basics, May 9, 2012