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McCarthy Tétrault
SUITE 4000, 421 7TH AVENUE SW
CALGARY AB T2P 4K9
Canada

Work Department

Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)

Position

Head of the firms oil and gas practice group. Practice encompasses a variety of corporate/commercial matters, with a specialization in M&A and divestitures in the oil and gas, electricity and renewable power industries. Advises major oil and gas corporations in the upstream, midstream and service sectors, as well as electricity developers, generators and transmission companies in respect of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and partnerships, as well as the operation, development and construction of energy projects. He currently acts as corporate secretary for several of his clients and has developed corporate finance experience through his work with both public and private companies in equity and loan financing.

Career

Admitted to the bar of Alberta, 2002.

Education

LLB with Distinction (University of Saskatchewan) 2001; BA (University of Calgary) 1998.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Energy and natural resources > Oil and gas

Led out of Calgary by transactional oil and gas lawyers, McCarthy Tétrault‘s practice is well-versed across a range of asset acquisitions and disposals, financings, joint ventures and commercial arrangements. Brian Bidyk, who has recently undertaken transactions for clients such as West Lake Energy and Bench Creek Resources, co-heads the department alongside Kerri Howard, who advises on energy-related M&A, securities offerings and other transactional matters. Gordon Nettleton is a key contact for energy regulatory, Indigenous and environmental law matters.