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Matthew R. Alter Matthew R. Alter
t: 416 860 6764
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Noble C. Chummar Noble C. Chummar
t: 416 869 5454
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Sherri Fountain Sherri Fountain
t: 403 351 2923
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Colin Ground Colin Ground
t: 416 860 6742
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Thomas Isaac Thomas Isaac
t: 604 691 6108
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Alison R. Manzer Alison R. Manzer
t: 416 869 5469
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Marc Mercier Marc Mercier
t: 416 869 5770
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Charles Newman Charles Newman
t: 416 860 6603
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Patience Omokhodion Patience Omokhodion
t: 416 869 5793
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Andrew Salem Andrew Salem
t: 416 860 6762
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Associates

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Michael A. Alvaro Michael A. Alvaro
t: 416 860 2936
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Neil K. Harris Neil K. Harris
t: 403 351 2638
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Carla Potter Carla Potter
t: 416 860 6899
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Alykhan Somani Alykhan Somani
t: 416 869 5777
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Mark St. Cyr Mark St. Cyr
t: 416 869 5462
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Bryan Woodman Bryan Woodman
t: 416 860 6728
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Infrastructure

Complex infrastructure projects require a legal team with significant experience providing seamless and innovative legal advice in both the public and private spheres. The Cassels Brock Infrastructure Practice Group has been involved in some of Canada’s most high-profile and sophisticated infrastructure matters. Our group has extensive experience representing government agencies, contractors, project sponsors, funds and lenders in connection with privatizations, public private partnerships (P3s) and alternative financing and procurement (AFPs) projects.

Cassels Brock is home to one of Canada’s pre-eminent construction law practices. Members of our group are listed in Best Lawyers in Canada, Who’s Who Legal, Chambers Global and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory of lawyers in Canada. In addition, partner Matthew Alter was recently named 2015 Public Procurement Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Toronto by Best Lawyers in Canada.

We provide our clients comprehensive and strategic legal advice by drawing upon our experience and expertise in construction, corporate/commercial, corporate finance, project finance, property development, tax and merger and acquisitions to offer clients a truly multidisciplinary approach to the following:

  • Project development and structuring
  • Project delivery
  • Risk analysis and management
  • Preparation of project documentation and contract negotiation
  • Transaction and project due diligence
  • Planning and environment advice
  • Project financing
  • Dispute resolution and litigation, if required
  • Infrastructure fund creation and investment
  • Completion and credit support structure and documentation
  • Insurance programs

We assist clients from a wide range of industries navigate the nuances associated with large complex infrastructure transactions to deliver timely, cost effective results. The industries we serve include:

  • Transportation, including the development, financing, construction and operation of airports, toll highways, bridges and other public transportation projects 
  • Electricity, including the development, financing, construction and operation of hydro, cogeneration, combined cycle, wind, nuclear and other power projects
  • Health/Public Service Facilities, including the development, financing, construction and operation of hospital facilities, court houses, jails, highway service centres and other public service facilities
  • Community Centres/Attractions, including the development, financing, construction and operation of venues such as casinos and other community centres/attractions
  • Government, including the development, financing, development and operation of government services
  • Communications, including major private, government or dedicated telecommunications networks