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

Hydroméga Services Inc., 2018

Acted for Hydroméga Services Inc. in the acquisition of Cochrane Power Corporation's Cochrane Power Generating Station, a cogeneration facility equipped with a 30MW natural gas turbine and a 15MW biomass fueled boiler and steam turbine.

Nomura Securities International, Inc., 2018

Acted for Nomura Securities International, Inc. in the refinancing of credit facilities in an aggregate amount of approximately $230 million made available for the long-term operation of seven 10-MW ground-mount solar photovoltaic projects in Ontario, each of which had been awarded a 20-year power purchase contract with the IESO.