Susan Sobat is a senior paralegal in the Financial Services Group as well as Executive Assistant to the Managing Partner of our Vancouver office, Donald Bird.
In her capacity as a senior paralegal, Susan assists the Firm’s lawyers and clients with a wide variety of secured lending transactions, including syndicated loans and aircraft acquisition and financing. For these transactions, she conducts and reviews due-diligence searches; drafts credit agreements, security and supporting documents and opinions; and files documents in the Personal Property Registry, Land Title Office, Bank of Canada and Ship’s Registry. She also deals with the receipt and disbursement of loan proceeds. In addition, Susan regularly assists with the training of new paralegals.
In her capacity as Executive Assistant to the Vancouver Managing Partner, Susan assists Donald Bird with the day-to-day management of the Firm’s activities by performing a wide variety of diverse, sensitive and confidential administrative functions, including information management support and priority management.