Daniel Ransom

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Daniel Ransom

Daniel G. Ransom Associate

  • University of Manitoba (B.Ed., 1992; LL.B., 2009)

Dan’s practice is focused mainly on Corporate and Commercial Law, Financial Services, Commercial Real Estate and Mortgage Sales & Foreclosures. Dan works in a broad range of subject areas, including share and asset purchase and sale transactions, secured financing transactions, commercial real estate, shareholder and partnership agreements, commercial leasing and contracts, to name a few.

Dan strives to provide prompt, efficient, client-driven and friendly service to all clients on all matters. He works with a diverse team of lawyers at Taylor McCaffrey LLP to provide assistance tailored to your organization, its obstacles and its business objectives.

Memberships and Professional Designations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Manitoba Bar Association


  • Board Member – Kidney Foundation of Canada – Manitoba Branch (May 2014 to 2017)
  • Board Member – Winnipeg Crimestoppers (October 2015 to 2017)


  • Manitoba Bar Association 2014 Pro Bono Award (member of New Directions’ team)
  • Dean’s Honour List (2007, 2008, 2009) and Pitblado Scholar (2007, 2008)
  • Blake’s Scholarship, recognition of academic performance by a student with multiple extracurricular responsibilities (2007, 2008)
  • Millennium Scholarship (2008, 2009)
  • Gilbert T. Gregory Memorial Prize in Real Estate Transactions (2009)
  • David Levin Memorial Prize in Real Estate Transactions (2009)
  • D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize in Contracts (2007)
  • Max Steinkopf Entrance Award (2006)

Articles and Resources by Daniel Ransom

Resources by Daniel Ransom

Forbearance and Multi-Purpose Mortgages in Mortgage Sale and Foreclosure Proceedings

2020 | 12 | 03

Many factors can cause a mortgagor to default on a mortgage: loss of income, marital issues, a failed or struggling business, insolvency, illness, or death, to name a few. Throw in a global pandemic on a scale not seen since the Spanish Flu of 1918 and the unfortunate reality is that we are likely to see a significant increase in the number of defaults in the coming months and years, on both residential and commercial mortgages.


Q & A With the Winnipeg Chamber: Legal issues when buying a Manitoba business

2018 | 02 | 15

Deciding to buy a business is a high stakes moment for entrepreneurs, with legal ramifications as well as lifestyle changes, financial commitments and a wide array of other issues. 


Unregistered Mortgage Amending Agreements – FAQ

2017 | 05 | 25

As a result of recent developments at Land Titles relating to unregistered mortgage amending agreements, which were the subject of our recent article here, many Manitoba lenders have been reviewing their internal mortgage renewal and amendment processes.