Energy

Utilities and energy businesses transforming to meet changing customer, stakeholder and geopolitical demands need experienced legal advisers to help chart a clear path. We deliver sophisticated advice and practical solutions to get you to the finish line.

Whether you’re undertaking a critical capital project or making a strategic acquisition in a dynamic energy sector, we understand the complex challenges involved. Our experience extends from construction and financing to public-private partnerships, and from environmental and regulatory compliance to M&A transactions, spanning all energy sectors. Whether you’re in electricity, oil & gas, nuclear or renewable energy, we’ve immersed ourselves in your issues and have first-hand expertise to clarify the most complicated situations.

That’s why a wide range of industry participants in Canada and abroad – both public and private, including generators and utilities, purchasers, sellers, lenders and government entities – rely on our lawyers to negotiate and structure complex deals and navigate regulatory environments. Backed by our insights and experience in M&A, finance, competition, tax planning, environmental law, Indigenous relations and energy-related disputes, you’re that much closer to achieving your most ambitious goals.

Representative Work

Power Energy Corporation, 2017

Acted for Power Energy Corporation, a subsidiary of Power Corporation of Canada, in its investment in the Lion Electric Company.

Fortis Inc., 2017

Acted for Fortis Inc. in connection with its issuance of an aggregate principal amount of approximately US$2 billion of registered notes in exchange for notes previously issued to U.S. investors on a private placement basis. The new notes issued as a result of the exchange offer were qualified by a prospectus supplement under a cross-border shelf prospectus filed under the multi-jurisdictional disclosure system.