Derek Flaman > Torys > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Torys
79 WELLINGTON STREET WEST, SUITE 3000
BOX 270, TD CENTRE
TORONTO, ONTARIO
Canada
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Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions

Position

With deep experience in transactions in the energy and oil and gas sectors, Derek provides clients with business-focused advice to guide their deal-making and other strategic objectives.

A member of the firm’s Executive Committee, Derek practises commercial law in the energy sector, with an emphasis on M&A, joint ventures and project development in the energy and infrastructure industry. He works closely with clients spanning the sector, including E&P companies, midstream and downstream companies, and private equity funds on transactions involving the acquisition and divesture, joint venturing, and equity financing of energy and infrastructure assets and companies, as well as the marketing of energy and energy-related products.

Career

Alberta, 1996

Ontario, 1996

Memberships

Derek is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and the Natural Resource Law and International Business Law sections of the Canadian Bar Association.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Energy and natural resources > Oil and gas

(Leading individuals)

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A latecomer to Calgary compared it its top-tier peers, Torys‘ has worked to establish an impressive record locally, and internationally, since its arrival in the market a decade ago. Primarily recognized for its transactional prowess in oil and gas, the firm also has the project development and regulatory expertise to handle all aspects of energy work. Among its recent highlight matters, department head Derek Flaman advised Cenovus on the C$420m sale of its retail fuel network to Parkland Corporation and Federated Co-operatives Limited. Elsewhere, Chris Christopher, highlighted as a ‘go-to lawyer for oil and gas transactions‘, paired up with the wider corporate group to advise AltaGas on the proposed C$1bn sale of its Alaskan utilities business to TriSummit Utilities. Increasingly prominent younger partner Peter Danner is also recommended. All named attorneys are based in Calgary.