Mr Vivek Bakshi > Dentons > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Dentons
77 KING STREET WEST
SUITE 400
TORONTO, ONTARIO M5K 0A1
Canada

Work Department

Corporate; Mergers and Acquisitions; Energy; Infrastructure and PPP; Mining

Position

Partner

Career

Vivek represents clients in the energy, natural resources and infrastructure sector. He specializes in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of natural resource projects and related financings and in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions in the oil, gas, water and power sectors. Vivek previously practised at a leading English law firm in its London and Tokyo offices and has considerable international experience in Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and the Far East.

Vivek has considerable experience in regulated electricity markets and has acted for numerous clients in the development, operation and acquisition of independent power projects, including those involving renewable energy sources.

Vivek has acted for sponsors, developers, offtakers and service providers in a range of natural resource projects. In the oil and gas sector, Vivek has led transactions involving on and offshore petroleum development and has many years of experience in each link in the LNG value chain, having acted for developers of liquefaction facilities, LNG buyers and sellers and in connection with regasification terminal capacity rights.

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Languages

English

Education

Nottingham Trent University, 1998, Legal Practice Course
University of Oxford, 1997, BA (Hons)

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Energy and natural resources > Power

Dentons energy team routinely advises on asset acquisitions and disposals and new project developments and regulatory approvals, with an emphasis on natural gas-fuelled power stations. The practice is jointly led by Toronto-based transaction specialist Vivek Bakshi and regulatory expert Bernard Roth, who is based in the firm’s Calgary office. Another key name in the team is Helen Newland, who is active in a variety of operational and development matters involving power and utilities projects.