Kevin has a general corporate commercial law practice with a focus on commercial transactions, energy and natural resources, and mergers and acquisitions.
Kevin acts for energy companies on a broad range of commercial transactions, both in Canada and internationally. He regularly represents clients in the negotiation and drafting of energy contracts relating to the development of petroleum, natural gas and oil sands assets, including joint venture, operation, maintenance, service and other project agreements. Kevin also assists clients in the acquisition and divestiture of energy-related projects and assets, including general corporate, asset, and title due diligence, and the negotiation of purchase and sale agreements. In addition, Kevin also assists funds, producers, governmental entities and other end-users with respect to ISDA master agreements and related documentation.
Before becoming an associate, Kevin summered and articled with the firm.
- Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, in connection with the $3.3-billion acquisition of Heritage Royalty Limited Partnership, a former subsidiary of Cenovus Energy Inc. holding a broad portfolio of oil and gas royalties in Western Canada. Read more
- Eagle Energy Trust, a TSX-listed oil and gas trust, in connection with its acquisition of Coda Petroleum Inc. for approximately $30 million (cash and assumed debt).
- Harvest Operations Corp., in connection with the sale of its subsidiary North Atlantic Refining Limited (NARL) to SilverRange Financial Partners LLC. The sale includes NARL's Canadian refining and marketing businesses in Newfoundland. Read more