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Norton Rose Fulbright

Work Department

Construction, engineering and infrastructure
Corporate and commercial
Infrastructure / Public-Private Partnerships
Mergers and acquisitions




Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Infrastructure projects

(Leading individuals)

Greg Lewis QCNorton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright has developed a particularly strong reputation in the rail sector, where recent highlights include acting for Québec City in relation to the procurement and development of its C$3bn public transit network project. On the private sector side, the team acts for project proponents and lenders primarily in energy-related infrastructure projects. The group is fully integrated within the firm’s global platform and secures international mandates including in the US and South America. James LeMoine is a key contact for PPP projects and infrastructure-related business transactions. The North American infrastructure group is jointly led by Douglas Buchanan QC and Greg Lewis QC, the latter of whom also leads the Canada infrastructure group. LeMoine and Lewis are based in Vancouver, while Buchanan divides time between Vancouver and New York.

Canada > Public procurement

Norton Rose Fulbright has a nationwide procurement practice spread across offices in Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Montréal. Headed by Greg Lewis QC in Vancouver, the team acts for clients in a wide variety of industry sectors, including defence, security, transportation, energy, healthcare, education, and technology, advising on contracting agreements, bid challenges and a host of regulatory matters. Lewis also heads the firm’s infrastructure group, and indeed the procurement team stands out in particular for its work in public infrastructure and transit projects.

Canada > Transport > Other transport

Norton Rose Fulbright‘s transportation team routinely works alongside the firm’s wider infrastructure service group, handling project finance, development and all manner of regulatory approvals. In this regard, the group is particularly active in the rail sector, where it acts for public sector clients including city transportation authorities, as well as private infrastructure companies and rail operators. Alain Ricard in Montréal is a key contact for project and structured finance; Calgary-based commercial litigator Ray Chartier has experience handling commercial disputes in the sector; and Greg Lewis QC heads the firm’s Canadian infrastructure group from the Vancouver office.