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Sadira Jan


Queen’s Marque
600-1741 Lower Water Street
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 0J2



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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2007

Legal Assistant(s): Jacquelyn Walters

Providing legal services through a professional corporation.

Sadira’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions and general corporate advice. She has extensive experience in negotiating project finance and asset based lending transactions for both borrowers and lenders. She also works on commercial transactions: from an acquisition or a divesture to creative structuring of private corporations, partnership or franchise transactions, she can provide sound advice from the preliminary establishment of the business relationship through to the negotiating, drafting and closing of the deal. Her work has included the acquisition by Sobeys of the assets of Canada Safeway for approximately $5.8 billion.

Sadira works with a broad range of clients in multiple industries, including:

  • Food producers and food retailers
  • Commercial real property owners
  • Fisheries and commercial vessel operators
  • Renewable energy
  • Banking
  • Owner managed business
  • Regulated health professionals

Education & Career


Dalhousie University, LL.B., 2006
Dalhousie University, B.Sc., 2000


Member, Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
Member, Board of Governors, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Member, Executive Committee, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Member, Board of Directors, Prescott Group
Lecturer, Fisheries Law, Dalhousie University, 2016 – present
Member, Canadian Renewable Energy Association (CanREA), 2023


Best Lawyers: Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” Halifax, 2023
Lexpert rating: Energy (Electricity), 2022
Best Lawyers: Banking and Finance Law, 2021 – 2023
Best Lawyers: Project Finance Law, 2021 – 2023

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