Scott McLeman

Scott McLeman is a partner in Gowling WLG's Calgary office, practising in the Business Law Group. His work focuses primarily on financial services, real estate and diversified lending.

Scott specializes in a broad range of banking and real estate areas. He acts for both creditors (including banks and other major financial institutions) and debtors in secured and unsecured lending transactions, including public and private acquisitions, asset-based loans and term and revolving facilities, in both domestic and cross-border contexts.

Scott also acts for public and private corporations in providing legal assistance with general corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, borrowings and commercial transactions.

He is a highly-regarded legal and strategic advisor to many clients of the firm, and has been recognized at the top of his fields in a variety of ranking bodies, including Best Lawyers in Canada.


  • Calgary Chamber of Commerce
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Hong Kong - Canada Business Association

Representative Work

Scott's recent work includes serving as counsel to a three-bank syndicate for a $50-million construction financing on a Calgary condo project.