Danielle Maksimow

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Danielle Maksimow

Danielle Maksimow


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Danielle Maksimow is  partner in our capital markets group. She represents and advises borrowers, banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions on a wide variety of financial matters with an emphasis on US private placements of debt to institutional investors and national and cross-border syndicated and bilateral debt financing transactions, including asset-based lending transactions, project finance, acquisition financings, distressed lending transactions  and complex intercreditor and priority issues. Ms. Maksimow also has experience advising financial institutions on debt restructurings and frequently acts as agent counsel to international law firms regarding Canadian banking matters.

During law school, Ms. Maksimow completed work terms at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Paris in the area of international commercial arbitration, at the Ontario Securities Commission dealing with registrant regulation and at the BC Ministry of Attorney General’s Legal Services Office.

Professional experience

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LL.B., University of Victoria, 2005
B.A., University of Regina, 2001
  • Alberta 2006
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Asset-Based Lending Practice, 2024; Banking and Finance Law, 2024
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2021-2023: recommended in Banking & Financial Institutions; 2020: A Leading Lawyer to Watch in Corporate Commercial Law 
  • Recognized as a Lexpert Rising Star: Leading Lawyer under 40, 2019
  • University of Victoria, Law Foundation Entrance Scholarship, 2001
  • University of Regina Academic Scholarship, 1998-2001
  • University of Regina Entrance Scholarship, 1997
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Editor, American College of Investment Counsel newsletter
  • Fellow, American College of Investment Counsel
  • Volunteer, Calgary Legal Guidance, 2006 - present
  • Volunteer, University of Victoria Legal Information Clinic, 2001 - 2004
  • University of Victoria Publicly Active Law Students, 2001 - 2004
  • University of Victoria Dean’s Women’s Advisory Committee, 2001 - 2002