Terence G. Lidster

Terence G. Lidster  

Senior Counsel

Executive Summary

Terry Lidster is a lawyer in our Financial Services Group in our Calgary office. Terry’s practise is primarily focused on real estate lending, after many years of having a general commercial practice. He acts for a large number of banks, trust companies, pension funds, life insurance companies and independent lenders in connection with commercial mortgage financing. Terry has acted on the acquisition and sale of commercial and residential complexes. He has experience in leasing and setting up leasing packages for various clients, lot developments, creating condominiums and creating home owner associations. As well, he has handled a volume foreclosure practice, and has acted on the sale and purchase of businesses by way of both share and asset transfer.


Representative Work

Acts for many Real Estate Lending clients, including:

  • Addenda Capital
  • Atrium Financial
  • Bank of Montreal
  • British Columbia Investment Management Corporation
  • Business Development Bank of Canada
  • Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)
  • Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)
  • Centurion
  • Citizens Bank
  • CMLS Financial Ltd.
  • Desjardins
  • First National Financial LP
  • HSBC Bank Canada
  • Industrial Alliance
  • Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC)
  • Manulife
  • MCAP
  • Peoples Trust
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Scotiabank
  • Servus Credit Union
  • Standard Life
  • Terrapin Investment Mortgage Corp.

Publications & Presentations

  • Has lectured on housing law for the Alberta Mortgage Brokers Association, Calgary Board of Education, Calgary Association of Legal Secretaries, and many real estate firms.
  • Has lectured on condominiums for the Alberta Bar Admissions Course.

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Martindale-Hubbell® BV® Distinguished™ 4.4 out of 5 Peer Review Rated.