Our Infrastructure practice encompasses a cross-disciplinary group of lawyers experienced in all aspects of infrastructure, public-private partnerships and service delivery. Over the past decade, we have worked on some of the most significant projects in Canada and the United States.

We draw from our firm's transactional focus to combine our core strengths in Corporate/Commercial, Capital Markets, Project Finance, Commercial Real Estate, EnvironmentalTaxation and Mergers & Acquisitions. We are supported by our leading Competition & Foreign Investment ReviewTechnology and Litigation practices. Our expertise and experience in these areas, combined with our substantial experience in acting for both public and private sector partners, specific knowledge of a significant range of legislation impacting the ability of various levels of government and public sector bodies to contract and finance projects and expertise on a broad range of partnership structures and financing platforms, allow us to effectively and seamlessly achieve the client's business objectives as the transaction evolves.

Our practice includes but is not limited to:

  • Joint venture structuring
  • Project development
  • Public & private financings
  • Domestic & international taxation
  • Corporate governance
  • Regulatory issues
  • Litigation
  • Site assembly
  • Environmental remediation

Our experience includes greenfield and brownfield projects and all areas of project financing.

Our Clients

We have acted for a diverse list of clients and projects, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Major bridges
  • Roads and tunnels
  • Hydro projects
  • Waste water/sewage treatment facilities
  • Rail lines
  • Rail stations
  • International airports
  • Casinos
  • Courthouses and jails
  • Schools and universities
  • Data, archives and information centres


Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business

  • Projects: PPP & Infrastructure (Band 1 firm)
  • Project Finance

Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business

  • Projects: PPP & Infrastructure (Band 1 firm)
  • Project Finance

IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Project Finance

The Legal 500: Canada—Infrastructure and Projects (Tier 1 firm)

The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Project Finance

The Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada

  • Project Finance
  • Infrastructure

The Report on Business/Lexpert Special Edition Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

  • Project Finance: Toronto (Most Frequently Recommended firm)
  • Infrastructure Law

The Best Lawyers in Canada—Project Finance Law

Who's Who Legal: Canada—Project Finance

Recent Work

  • Centre for Addition and Mental Health (CAMH) Phase 1C redevelopment project in Toronto, Ontario
  • City of Vaughan's $1.3-billion Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital project


Key Contacts

Carol Pennycook Carol D. Pennycook
Robert Bauer Robert T. Bauer
Gregory Southam Gregory S. Southam
Philippe Johnson Philippe Johnson