Doug Forbes practises in the areas of Corporate/Commercial Law with an emphasis on transactions and financing; in Real Estate Law, with an emphasis on buying, selling, financing, development, and leasing; and in Condominium Law with an emphasis on development, governance, buying, selling, and financing. Doug also assists many organizations, profit and non profit, corporate and non corporate with governance and general operational issues.

Doug acts for a wide range of clients, including large, medium, and small businesses, public and private corporations, professional corporations, non profit organizations, real estate developers, property management corporations, and condominium corporations. Doug advises clients on local, provincial, national, and international matters.

  • Primary Practice Area

    Property & Development

  • Practice Areas

    Property & Development


    Corporate and Commercial Law

    Financial Services


    Technology Law

    Trusts, Estates and Fiduciary Obligations

  • Education

    Bachelor of Laws, Osgoode Hall Law School, 1989

  • Industries


  • Bar Admissions

    Manitoba, 1990

  • In the Community

    Member of the National Board of Directors of the Canadian Condominium Institute
    Served as Chair of the Sustainable Development Committee of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce for six years
    Member of the Safety, Health, and Environment Program Committee of the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association
    Member of the Canadian Bar Association, Manitoba Bar Association and The Law Society of Manitoba

  • Speaking Engagements

    Doug is a frequent presenter to varied audiences on topics concerning condominiums, and buying and selling businesses.

    Doug was a presenter and faculty member for the 2007 and the 2008 Lex Mundi Institute Cross-Border Transaction program in Monterey, California.

    Doug has been a sessional lecturer for the University of Manitoba Faculty of Law, Business Transactions course.

  • Associations

    • Canadian Condominium Institute

Cases & Transactions

Douglas Forbes' Cases & Transactions