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Nicholas P. Fader


Oil & Gas, Industrial and Technology Public Markets Lawyer at Bennett Jones Calgary

T: 403.298.3474

A member of the firm's public markets practice group, Nick acts for public and private corporations, including oil and gas, industrial and technology clients. Nick's practice extends to private and public debt and equity offerings, domestic and international acquisitions, licence and distributorship arrangements, debt restructurings and shareholder disputes (including proxy contexts). Nick has also provided corporate and securities law support to internal corporate investigations (including investigations of options practices) and the defence of class action proceedings.

Nick acts as corporate secretary of Resonance Energy Ltd., a private oil and gas corporations, and previously served as corporate secretary of Arriva Energy Inc. and Total Energy Services Inc., Circa Enterprises Inc., Compass Petroleum Ltd. and Voodoovox Inc., among others. In addition, Nick is a director of PetroSantander Inc., a private, Houston-based corporation engaged in oil and gas exploration and development in South America, the United States and eastern Europe.

Nick is a member of the Securities Advisory Committee of the Alberta Securities Commission.

In 2002, Nick was named one of Lexpert's Rising Stars, Canada's top 40 lawyers under 40.

Select Experience

  • Total Energy, in connection with its unsolicited takeover of Savanna Energy Services Corp.  Read more
  • Compass Petroleum Ltd. in connection with the $97.8 million acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Compass Petroleum Ltd. by Whitecap Resources Inc. Read more
  • Total Energy Services Ltd., in connection with its reorganization, by way of plan of arrangement, into a mutual fund trust, Total Energy Services Trust.

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Recent Recognitions

  • LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell

    Received a BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating
  • 2017, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

    Repeatedly recommended, Corporate Commercial Law
  • 2007, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business

    Ranked, Up-and-Coming Individual, corporate / mergers & acquisitions

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