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Bennett Jones LLP

3400 ONE FIRST CANADIAN PLACE, PO BOX 130, TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA
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Work +1 416 863 1200
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Fax +1 416 863 1716
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www.bennettjones.ca
Calgary, Doha, Edmonton, Hamilton, Ottawa, Toronto and 2 more

Paul Blundy

Tel:
Work 416-777-4854
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Bennett Jones LLP

Work Department

Public Infrastructure

Position

Partner, Head of Public Infrastructure

Career

Leader of the firm's public infrastructure projects practice, Paul Blundy specializes in construction law and project delivery. He has participated in a wide variety of Public-Private Partnership (P3) and Alternative Finance and Procurement (AFP) transactions in various sectors since the advent of the P3 and AFP models, bringing his background in project management, EPC, design-build and traditional construction procurement together with more than 20 years of experience in project finance. Paul has been recognized internationally by Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business for Projects: PPP Infrastructure and as a leading lawyer in project finance by Legal Media Group's Guide to the world's leading Project Finance Lawyers and IFLR1000: The Guide to The World's Leading Financial Law Firms. Acting for clients in power, mining, forestry, oil and gas, manufacturing, healthcare and transportation, Paul's experience includes most sectors of commerce. He has acted for government and private sponsors, owners, lenders, underwriters, contractors, designers and service providers, including negotiating contracts for architects, engineers and other professional advisors and has provided strategic advice on the creation and structuring of project ownership, management and control arrangements. In addition, Paul has acted for a number of foreign and domestic financial institutions and public and private corporations on financings and restructurings in a variety of industries. His experience includes acting in the purchase and sale of businesses, establishment of new businesses, structuring joint ventures and partnerships and advising management in strategic decision-making. Focusing primarily on real property, Paul represents owners, developers, lenders, tenants and managers in complex real estate ventures and opines on complex titles and title remediation on behalf of insurers and other stakeholders.

Education

University of Toronto, BASc, 1979 | University of Toronto, LLB, 1983


Canada

Infrastructure and projects

Within: Infrastructure and projects

Bennett Jones LLP’s group, which demonstrates ‘broad business acumen and industry knowledge’, ‘excels at achieving fair outcomes for the client’, according to sources. Among the names to note, Toronto-based infrastructure lead Paul Blundy is an ‘infrastructure specialist who is great at solving complex problems’, and Calgary-based capital projects head Jason Roth is a ‘very capable contract development leader’. Highlights included advising Alberta PowerLine on the development of the Fort McMurray West 500 kV transmission project. On the public sector side, it advised the Government of Nunavut on the Iqaluit International Airport improvement project.

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