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Bennett Jones LLP
3400 ONE FIRST CANADIAN PLACE
PO BOX 130
TORONTO, ONTARIO
Canada

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Canada > Banking and finance

Bennett Jones LLP’s longstanding dominance in the oil and gas sector has produced an energy-focused finance practice specializing in advising corporate borrowers on project finance, acquisition finance, syndicated lending and leveraged finance transactions. In Calgary, Philip Backman QC’s name is synonymous with energy finance; he continues to advise North West Redwater Partnership on the financing of the construction of its C$10bn bitumen refinery in Alberta, one of the largest projects ever constructed in Canada. Outside of the energy sphere, Calgary-based financial services co-head Patrick Brennan is highlighted as ‘the first name you think of for aviation finance in Canada’. Karen Dawson is also a key contact in Calgary. On the lender side, Toronto-based Mark Rasile has recently undertaken work for China Construction Bank. Steven Lutz, who co-leads the financial services group, is also recommended in Toronto.