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Stikeman Elliott LLP

Corporate/Commercial

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What the team is known for

Stikeman Elliott  is a national law firm that can regularly be seen advising on pipeline project negotiations, debt recapitalisation and securities and capital markets matters in the oil and gas sector, as well as high-value, cross-border M&A deals and going private transactions. The Calgary team acts for both issuers and underwriters; its client roster features foreign investors and private equity funds focused on the energy industry, as well as exploration and production services companies. Expertise covers the real estate, utilities, construction, infrastructure and cannabis industries.

Strengths

One interviewee reported: "All members of the Stikeman team are strong based on my experience. Their particular strengths are breadth of coverage, responsiveness (always timely) and cost (billing is very reasonable for service delivered)."

Another commentator said: "Stikeman Elliott is one of our go-to firms and a top firm we recommend."

Work highlights

A Stikeman Elliott team led by partners Leland Corbett and Benjamin Hudy advised Seven Generations Energy on its CAD8.1 billion combination transaction with ARC Resources.

Notable practitioners

Benjamin Hudy is widely recognised as an up-and-coming lawyer with notable strength advising on M&A transactions.
"He is a fantastic, up-and-coming lawyer who is very strong on the capital markets and M&A side."  "He is smart, capable, technically strong and well regarded in the Calgary market."

Christopher Nixon operates an impressive transactional practice in Calgary that sees him advise on high-profile M&A transactions. He also heads the firm's China practice.
"He is a very strong individual with broad-based competencies. He can be trusted to understand even the most complex issues."

Craig Story is highly accomplished in handling mergers and acquisitions, as well as joint ventures and capital markets transactions.
"I have worked extensively with Craig Story on the private equity side. He is an excellent lawyer."

Keith Chatwin advises on both domestic and cross-border M&A and securities transactions. He heads the corporate department in Calgary, as well as spearheading the firm's Korea initiative.
"He is solution oriented, responsive and practical. He is also efficient."

Calgary-based Leland Corbett handles a wide array of corporate transactions, including M&A and capital markets mandates, among others.
"He is an excellent lawyer and a pleasure to work with."

Sony Gill assists clients with a broad range of corporate matters in the mid-market in Calgary, including M&A, recapitalisation and joint venture transactions. He is particularly active in the oil and gas space.

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Corporate/Commercial

Stikeman Elliott LLP

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Location

4300 Bankers Hall West

888-3rd Street SW

Calgary

Alberta

Canada

AB T2P 5C5

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Alberta

Corporate/Commercial


Benjamin S. P. Hudy
Up and Coming
Christopher Nixon
Band 1
Craig A Story
Band 1
Keith R Chatwin
Band 3
Leland P Corbett
Band 2