Jaimie Franks

Associate

Jaimie Franks

Jaimie Franks

Associate

Expertise
Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 2017

Jaimie is developing a broad corporate practice.

She has assisted clients on a range of transactions, including private and public mergers and acquisitions, financings, corporate governance and other corporate matters.

Jaimie Franks

Associate

Jaimie is developing a broad corporate practice.

She has assisted clients on a range of transactions, including private and public mergers and acquisitions, financings, corporate governance and other corporate matters.

Hydrostor Inc.

Acted for Hydrostor Inc., a developer of Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) projects, in securing a US$37-million growth financing to advance their global pipeline of utility-scale energy storage projects, including equity, debt, an asset acquisition, cash commitments, a project development partnership with Meridiam, a global infrastructure developer, and a strategic technology partnership with Baker Hughes, a GE Company.

Ironbridge Equity Partners

Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners on the acquisition and related financing of GPS Products Inc., a Canadian based company that designs, engineers and manufactures furniture for the educational market.

CBHP Limited Partnership

Acted as lead transaction counsel for CBHP Limited Partnership in its approximately $750-million contract to design, build, finance and maintain the Corner Brook Acute Care Hospital Project in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. The new facility will be attached to the Corner Brook Long Term Care Hospital and will be seven storeys, 600,000 square feet and have 164 beds. Over the course of construction, which is expected to be completed in 2023, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador said it expects an estimated 4,000 person years of employment and $460 million in GDP to be created.

Plenary PCL Properties Gatineau

Acted as lead transaction counsel for the Plenary PCL Properties Gatineau on the closing of its contract to design, build, finance, maintain and operate a new preservation facility in Gatineau, Québec. The new preservation facility has a construction cost of approximately $330 million, and is the first "net-zero carbon" facility dedicated to archival preservation in the Americas as well as the first federal building constructed to the requirements of Canada's Greening Government Strategy.

LA Gateway Partners

Acted as lead transaction counsel for LA Gateway Partners in its approximately US$2-billion contract to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Consolidated Rent-A-Car Facility (ConRAC) development project. The development of the new facility will consolidate the operations of rental car agencies at LAX, which are currently spread across 23 separate properties surrounding the airport. Comprising 5.3 million square feet, the LAX ConRAC will be the largest ConRAC facility ever built.

Plenary Justice Abbotsford Limited Partnership

Acted as lead transaction counsel for Plenary Justice Abbotsford Limited Partnership in its approximately $150-million contract to design, build, finance and maintain the Abbotsford Law Courts project in Abbotsford, British Columbia. The new 14-room courthouse will include Provincial Court and Supreme Court courtrooms, as well as judicial conference rooms and space for all necessary justice partners. The courthouse is British Columbia's first new courthouse in 20 years.

EllisDon Infrastructure STV RER Inc.

Acted for EllisDon Infrastructure STV RER Inc. in its successful $254.5-million contract to design, build and finance the Stouffville Corridor Stations Improvement Project, in support of the Province of Ontario's GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program. The project includes upgrades to tracks, platforms, new pedestrian connections and amenities at the Milken, Agincourt and Unionville GO stations along the Stouffville Corridor.

CBCP Limited Partnership

Acted as lead transaction counsel for CBCP Limited Partnership in its approximately $120-million contract to design, build, finance and maintain the Corner Brook Long Term Care project in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. The new facility will include approximately 150 long-term care, palliative and rehabilitative care beds and is expected to commence operations in the spring of 2020. This project is the first significant PPP project to reach commercial close in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2017

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, JD, 2016
University of Western Ontario, BA (Hons) (History) (with Distinction), 2013

Jaimie is developing a broad corporate practice.

She has assisted clients on a range of transactions, including private and public mergers and acquisitions, financings, corporate governance and other corporate matters.

Hydrostor Inc.

Acted for Hydrostor Inc., a developer of Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) projects, in securing a US$37-million growth financing to advance their global pipeline of utility-scale energy storage projects, including equity, debt, an asset acquisition, cash commitments, a project development partnership with Meridiam, a global infrastructure developer, and a strategic technology partnership with Baker Hughes, a GE Company.

Ironbridge Equity Partners

Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners on the acquisition and related financing of GPS Products Inc., a Canadian based company that designs, engineers and manufactures furniture for the educational market.

CBHP Limited Partnership

Acted as lead transaction counsel for CBHP Limited Partnership in its approximately $750-million contract to design, build, finance and maintain the Corner Brook Acute Care Hospital Project in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. The new facility will be attached to the Corner Brook Long Term Care Hospital and will be seven storeys, 600,000 square feet and have 164 beds. Over the course of construction, which is expected to be completed in 2023, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador said it expects an estimated 4,000 person years of employment and $460 million in GDP to be created.

Plenary PCL Properties Gatineau

Acted as lead transaction counsel for the Plenary PCL Properties Gatineau on the closing of its contract to design, build, finance, maintain and operate a new preservation facility in Gatineau, Québec. The new preservation facility has a construction cost of approximately $330 million, and is the first "net-zero carbon" facility dedicated to archival preservation in the Americas as well as the first federal building constructed to the requirements of Canada's Greening Government Strategy.

LA Gateway Partners

Acted as lead transaction counsel for LA Gateway Partners in its approximately US$2-billion contract to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Consolidated Rent-A-Car Facility (ConRAC) development project. The development of the new facility will consolidate the operations of rental car agencies at LAX, which are currently spread across 23 separate properties surrounding the airport. Comprising 5.3 million square feet, the LAX ConRAC will be the largest ConRAC facility ever built.

Plenary Justice Abbotsford Limited Partnership

Acted as lead transaction counsel for Plenary Justice Abbotsford Limited Partnership in its approximately $150-million contract to design, build, finance and maintain the Abbotsford Law Courts project in Abbotsford, British Columbia. The new 14-room courthouse will include Provincial Court and Supreme Court courtrooms, as well as judicial conference rooms and space for all necessary justice partners. The courthouse is British Columbia's first new courthouse in 20 years.

EllisDon Infrastructure STV RER Inc.

Acted for EllisDon Infrastructure STV RER Inc. in its successful $254.5-million contract to design, build and finance the Stouffville Corridor Stations Improvement Project, in support of the Province of Ontario's GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program. The project includes upgrades to tracks, platforms, new pedestrian connections and amenities at the Milken, Agincourt and Unionville GO stations along the Stouffville Corridor.

CBCP Limited Partnership

Acted as lead transaction counsel for CBCP Limited Partnership in its approximately $120-million contract to design, build, finance and maintain the Corner Brook Long Term Care project in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. The new facility will include approximately 150 long-term care, palliative and rehabilitative care beds and is expected to commence operations in the spring of 2020. This project is the first significant PPP project to reach commercial close in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2017

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, JD, 2016
University of Western Ontario, BA (Hons) (History) (with Distinction), 2013