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Iain C.  McDonald

Iain C. McDonald

TEL: (204) 957-8362

FAX: (204) 954-0362


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Sherry Cutting

TEL: (204) 956-2970 ext. 236


Areas of Focus

Iain is a partner of Fillmore Riley LLP and practises in the areas of corporate and commercial law with an emphasis on commercial real estate transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

He also maintains a general commercial practice providing advice to multinational corporations and owner-operated businesses on a variety of commercial matters. 

Professional Activities

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association Mid-Winter Conference Planning Committee (2014- 2018)

Volunteer Activities

  • Account Executive, United Way
  • Innovator, Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba Innovators Program (2017-2018)

Publications / Presentations

  • Co-Author, "Digital life after death: Practice tips for estate planning and administration" (The Brief Volume 6 Issue 1, Spring 2014)
  • Presenter, Digital and Online Assets: Estate Planning and Administration Issues (2014 MBA Manitoba Mid-Winter Conference)  
  • Co-Author, “The Privilege of Wills: Solicitor-Client Privilege Before and After Death” (2013), 32 E.T.P.J. 157
  • Presenter, 2013 Manitoba Bar Association Mid-Winter Conference – Wills Section “Digital Assets”
  • Presenter, Wills Week and various will & estates presentations



Representative Clients / Cases / Transactions

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Real property development/subdivisions
  • Purchase, sale, and leasing transactions
  • Secured debt financing
  • Joint-Venture disputes and buy-outs
  • Employment/Consulting Agreements