Jeffrey Merrick > Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP > Vancouver, Canada > Lawyer Profile
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Offices
595 BURRARD STREET, PO BOX 49314, SUITE 2600
THREE BENTALL CENTRE
VANCOUVER, BC V7X 1L3
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Infrastructure; Commercial Real Estate
Jeff is the Chair of the Infrastructure group and the head of the Vancouver Real Estate group. He has expertise in developing, buying, selling, leasing and financing major commercial real estate and infrastructure projects. He also has expertise in P3s and AFPs, including all aspects of major design, build, finance and operate projects working with private partners and governments.
Jeff is a member of the Canadian Bar Association – Real Property Subsection and the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE).
Canada > Infrastructure projects(Leading individuals)
Routinely retained by public and private sector clients, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP‘s infrastructure team is active nationally from its well-staffed platforms in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. Equally adept at procurement, project development, infrastructure investment and financing matters, the team is frequently involved in Canada’s most innovative projects. Among its recent private sector-side highlights in Toronto, Catherine Doyle paired up with Mark Johnson to represent Harbour City Resources as the successful proponent in the Halifax Regional Municipality’s Organics Management Infrastructure and Long-Term Operating Contract PPP. On the public sector side, Toronto-based procurement specialist Marianne Smith advised the City of Toronto on the rehabilitation of the FG Gardiner Expressway. Other senior names include Vancouver-based Jeffrey Merrick, who anchors the practice and combines infrastructure and real estate expertise; Toronto-based Judy Wilson, who specializes in procurement and infrastructure development; and Montreal-based infrastructure specialist Alain Massicotte.
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- Transport > Aviation
- Banking and finance
- Capital markets
- Competition and antitrust
- Corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution: British Columbia
- Dispute resolution: Ontario
- Indigenous law
- Infrastructure projects
- International expertise
- Energy and natural resources > Oil and gas
- Public procurement
- Real estate
- Restructuring and insolvency