To take your project from vision to reality, you need a legal adviser with in-depth knowledge of financing techniques, industry-specific experience and a practical, solutions-oriented approach. With a team of skilled project finance lawyers in key regions across Canada, we are well equipped to lay a strong financing foundation for your project - regardless of its size, complexity or location.
As one of Canada's largest infrastructure and construction law firms, our professionals advise clients across the lifecycle of construction and infrastructure projects - from design and procurement to completion and dispute resolution. Our project finance practice includes infrastructure and large project financing, PPP project financing, and large development project credit facilities.
We are a qualified service provider to all six major domestic Canadian banks, as well as several foreign banks, and have widespread relationships with other major financial institutions. Our leading-edge advice on emerging technologies and unique product offerings combined with our deep sector experience ensures we can support all of your project finance needs.
We are also proud to offer our clients access to one of the largest Indigenous law practice groups in Canada, with many project financings performed in this area.
ACCIONA and Aecon
Counsel to ACCIONA as it reached financial close on the $1.728 billion contract to design and build the Vancouver Broadway Subway project.
Counsel to the Fraser Crossing Partners consortium as it reached financial close on the $967.5 million contract to design, build and partially finance the Pattullo Bridge DBF project.
Counsel to NAV Canada with respect to an issuance of $850 million of general obligation notes in two series on a private placement basis pursuant to exemptions from the prospectus requirements of applicable Canadian securities laws.
Awards and accolades
Our team is repeatedly recognized in the industry by a wide range of awards and directories, including Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, Best Lawyers, Lexpert and Acritas. The annual Lexpert survey of leading infrastructure firms consistently includes more Gowling WLG lawyers than any other.
In 2020, our firm was co-awarded the OCNI Export Award for our work on the US$35- billion Al-Dabaa nuclear power plant in Egypt. We also received the Chairman's Award in 2020 by the Alberta Construction Association.
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Christopher N. Alam