Godyne Sibay > McCarthy Tétrault > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

McCarthy Tétrault
66 Wellington Street West
Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower Box 48
Toronto ON M5K 1E6

Work Department

Projects: PPP & Infrastructure


McCarthy Tétrault’s Regional Managing Partner (Ontario), a Senior Partner in the firm’s Real Property, Projects and Infrastructure Group and a former member of the firm’s Board of Partners, a trusted legal and strategic advisor with extensive experience in project development, public-private partnerships (PPP), public procurement and real estate including acquisition, disposition, leasing and construction matters. Significant landmark infrastructure and development projects across Canada include numerous PPP and other projects involving hospitals, power, transportation, universities, hotels, forensic facilities, police facilities, condominium, commercial, mixed use and professional sport facilities that strengthen our cities and communities. Godyne is consistently recognized for her experience in leading legal directories in Canada and beyond. Awarded the Women’s Infrastructure Network’s National 2021 WIN Award as Outstanding Leader for significant and meaningful contributions to infrastructure in Canada and beyond. Godyne is recognized as a Leadership Champion by WLI and one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women by WXN.


Ontario Bar, 1985.


Canadian Council for Public–Private Partnerships (CCPPP); Canadian Association of University Solicitors, CREW, Urban Land Institute, Women’s Leadership Initiative, Women’s Infrastructure Network, International Women’s Forum, Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America, board member of both the Toronto Region Board of Trade and the CivicAction Leadership Foundation.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Infrastructure projects

(Leading individuals)

Godyne SibayMcCarthy Tétrault

The projects group at McCarthy Tétrault has cemented a leading position in the market through its work on high-value P3 projects and major project finance transactions in the energy, technology and infrastructure sectors throughout Canada and abroad. The team is seasoned in the entire spectrum of matters related to the procurement, construction, financing and development of projects, ranging from roads, airports and railways to wastewater systems, transmission lines and social infrastructure. Vancouver-based Linda Brown is routinely engaged by banks, pension funds, borrowers and consortia of bidders in significant infrastructure projects. She chairs the practice with David Lever, who is based in Toronto. Godyne Sibay and Gordon Willcocks, whose areas of expertise include project development, PPPs and procurement, are other noteworthy practitioners in the Toronto office. Sitting in Vancouver, Morgan Troke  is go-to counsel for lender and borrower-side clients in relation to complex infrastructure projects and transactions.