Infrastructure

Complex infrastructure projects require a legal team with significant experience providing seamless and innovative legal advice in both the public and private spheres. Our Infrastructure Practice Group has been involved in some of Canada’s most high-profile and sophisticated infrastructure matters. Our group has extensive experience representing government agencies, contractors, project sponsors, funds and lenders in connection with privatizations, public private partnerships (P3s) and alternative financing and procurement (AFPs) projects.

We provide our clients comprehensive and strategic legal advice by drawing upon our experience and expertise in construction, corporate/commercial, corporate finance, project finance, property development, tax and merger and acquisitions to offer clients a truly multidisciplinary approach to the following:

  • Project development and structuring
  • Project delivery
  • Risk analysis and management
  • Preparation of project documentation and contract negotiation
  • Transaction and project due diligence
  • Planning and environment advice
  • Project financing
  • Dispute resolution and litigation, if required
  • Infrastructure fund creation and investment
  • Completion and credit support structure and documentation
  • Insurance programs

We assist clients from a wide range of industries navigate the nuances associated with large complex infrastructure transactions to deliver timely, cost effective results. The industries we serve include:

  • Transportation, including the development, financing, construction and operation of airports, toll highways, bridges and other public transportation projects
  • Electricity, including the development, financing, construction and operation of hydro, cogeneration, combined cycle, wind, nuclear and other power projects
  • Health/Public Service Facilities, including the development, financing, construction and operation of hospital facilities, court houses, jails, highway service centres and other public service facilities
  • Community Centres/Attractions, including the development, financing, construction and operation of venues such as casinos and other community centres/attractions
  • Government, including the development, financing, development and operation of government services
  • Communications, including major private, government or dedicated telecommunications networks