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Representative Work

Axium Infrastructure Inc., 2019

Acted for Axium Infrastructure Inc. in establishing a mezzanine credit facility in respect of Axium Solar's Elmsley and St. Isidore solar projects in Ontario.

TransAlta Corporation, 2019

Acting for TransAlta Corporation in defending an oppression action brought by Mangrove Partners, a minority shareholder. Mangrove seeks to set aside a $750-million strategic transaction entered into between TransAlta and Brookfield Renewable Partners.