Sean MacLachlan
Sean MacLachlan
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Experience

Sean MacLachlan is a corporate, commercial and securities lawyer, working with a wide range of businesses from start-ups to publicly listed issuers in Calgary's technology, transportation and real estate sectors.

By partnering with business leaders and peers, Sean helps business owners with the growth and success of their business ambitions. From seed-funding to public market capital, private and public M+A and commercial development, business owners and management teams trust Sean as their business advisor and advocate. 

To help clients achieve their objectives, Sean remains curious and thinks outside the box. He spends time getting to know his clients to provide holistic solutions to their issues. He draws on his extensive legal and business experience to quickly identify problems and make strong recommendations to move his clients' businesses forward.

Value to Clients

"Legal problems do not happen in a vacuum, and neither should the advice clients receive. The best technical legal solution is not always the best solution for the client. When working with clients, I take the time to understand their business so that the advice I provide factors in the reality of their business operations and priorities."

Outside the Office

The stamina Sean developed as an endurance athlete helps him keep up with his three children. As an active family, Sean and his wife enjoy spending time outdoors and watching their children enjoy opportunities and experiences they didn't have growing up.

Canadian Bar Association - Business Subsection
Canadian Bar Association – Securities Subsection
American Bar Association - Business Law Section
Law Society of Alberta
Calgary Bar Association
Acritas Star™ Lawyer
Acritas
2018
  • Primary Counsel in the acquisition of shares of Western Canadian industrial services and transportation company valued at over $50 million  
  • Primary Counsel on numerous share and asset acquisitions in the transportation and logistics industry ranging in values from $5 million to $30 million 
  • Primary Counsel in the spin-out of industrial services division by way of plan of arrangement 
  • Primary Counsel in the disposition of two separate oil and gas companies by plan of arrangement in values ranging from $20 million and $30 million respectively
  • Primary Counsel in the disposition of mining company by plan of arrangement valued at over $5 million 
  • Primary Counsel to trucking and logistics company in $125 million short form prospectus offering of convertible debentures 
  • Primary Counsel in disposition of technology company valued at over $7 million 
  • Primary Counsel in acquisition of residential home builder valued at over $12 million 
  • Primary Counsel to commercial real estate company in various acquisition, divestiture and financing transactions ranging in value from $5 million to $35 million 
Education
University of Calgary, 2000, Bachelor of Commerce
University of Calgary, 2006, Bachelor of Laws
Admissions
Alberta,2007