Artem Barsukov has a corporate commercial practice with an emphasis on commercial real estate and construction. He assists clients in the energy and construction industries on project development, procurement, contract drafting, negotiating and administration, risk identification, evaluation and management. He also advises on employment agreements and facilitates purchase and sale transactions and corporate re-organizations.
Clients in all industries will benefit from Artem's meticulous attention to detail and superior ability to identify legal issues that may arise in a given context. International clients will also benefit from Artem's intimate understanding of issues facing cross-border enterprises, his international business background, as well as his knowledge of Russian and Swedish, and dual citizenship of Canada and the Russian Federation.
Artem's interests include civil aviation, professional photography, performance driving, and international business transactions. He has authored multiple papers on issues such as screening of foreign investment in Canadian airlines and legal aspects of doing business in Russia. In his free time, Artem enjoys commanding long-haul airline flights on a flight simulator and long-distance travel.
Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Artem articled at the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta and was a member of the Editorial Board of the Alberta Law Review journal.