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Heather McKean

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
1 First Canadian Place
100 King Street West
Suite 6100, P.O. Box 50
Toronto, Ontario M5X 1B8
416-362-2111
Web Address
: http://www.osler.com
hmckean@osler.com

Heather is the National Chair of the Real Estate Practice Group at Osler, one of the best commercial real estate law firms in Canada. Her practice encompasses a wide range of top real estate transactions and debt financing transactions, in the retail, office, manufacturing and hospitality sectors. She has been with the Firm since 1980. She is the author of Purchasing Real Estate in Canada in European Lawyer. She has served on the Board of Directors of Toronto CREW and as Canada’s delegate to the U.S. based CREW Network and continues to be a member. For three years, Heather served as Managing Partner of the firm, with responsibility for business strategy and client relationship management, and as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

Affiliations

  • Toronto Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network
  • Mentor – Toronto CREW
  • Served as Director – Toronto CREW
  • Served as Delegate for Canada – U.S. CREW Network

Areas of Expertise

Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Montreal and New York

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Edward Sellers

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
100 King Street West
1 First Canadian Place
Suite 6100, P.O. Box 50
Toronto, Ontario M5X 1B8
416-362-2111

Web Address: http://www.osler.com
esellers@osler.com

Edward is a partner in the Business Law Department and Chair Emeritus of the Insolvency & Restructuring Practice Group. He provides mission-critical advice to our clients on commercial matters with an emphasis on restructurings and related acquisitions, divestitures, financings and governance. Involved in complex cross-border cases for over 20 years, he has served as counsel to: major corporations; senior lending syndicates and agents; equity sponsors and purchasers; and governments and crown agencies. Edward is also certified as a director by the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Edward has published widely and presented frequently on commercial matters. He is a founding member of the Editorial Board of the Annual Review of Insolvency Law, serves as a Director of the Insolvency Institute of Canada and has been an Instructor/Lecturer at various institutions.

Affiliations

  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Institute of Corporate Directors
  • Insolvency Institute of Canada – Director

Areas of Expertise

Banking and Securities
Insolvency and Restructuring
U.S. Cross Border

Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Montreal and New York

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Frank Turner

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Suite 2500
TransCanada Tower
450 – 1st St. S.W.
403.260.7000
Web Address
: http://www.osler.com
fturner@osler.com

Frank Turner areas of expertise are; Asia, Corporate Finance and Securities, Energy (Oil and Gas), Mergers and Acquisitions and Mining. Frank is National Co-Chair of Osler’s Corporate Group and he currently practices from the firm’s Calgary office. Frank’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. He routinely advises companies and other enterprises in the resource, financial services and technology sectors on matters involving acquisitions, dispositions, strategic alliances, governance and corporate finance. Frank has particular expertise advising clients in Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and other parts of the world, including sovereign wealth funds and state-owned enterprises, on acquisitions and investments in Canada. He is one of two of the firm’s partners responsible for building its corporate business in the Middle East and North Africa. Frank has previously worked in the firm’s New York and Toronto offices and has also served on secondment with investment banks in both of those cities. Frank is a member of the firm’s Operating Committee. In 2008-2009, Frank served as Co-Chair of Osler’s Strategic Planning Committee formed for purposes of developing the firm’s business strategy.

Areas of Expertise

Asia
Corporate Finance and Securities
Energy (Oil and Gas)
Mergers and Acquisitions
Mining

Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Montreal and New York

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Doug Marshall

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
1 First Canadian Place
Suite 6100, P.O. Box 50
1 First Canadian Place
100 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5X 1B8
416-362-2111
Web Address
: dmarshall@osler.com
http://www.osler.com

Doug Marshall areas of expertise are; Corporate Finance and Securities, Insolvency and Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions and U.S./Cross-Border. Doug is Co-Chair of the Corporate Practice Group consisting of approximately 160 lawyers in our offices in Canada and New York practising in a number of different disciplines including Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance. He advises public and private companies on M&A, financing and corporate/governance matters. His M&A experience includes public take-over bids, share and asset acquisitions and divestitures, privatizations and corporate restructurings. His financing experience includes domestic and cross-border public and private offerings of equity and debt, initial public offerings and other securities offerings and monetizations. These transactions have involved the financial services, telecommunications, real estate, mining, technology, pharmaceutical, newspaper and media sectors. Doug has lectured on securities law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance matters at universities and private conferences. Doug is a former member of the Securities Advisory Committee to the Ontario Securities Commission.

Affiliations

Corporate Finance and Securities
Insolvency and Restructuring
Mergers and Acquisitions
U.S./Cross-Border

Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Montreal and New York

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J. Bradley White

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Suite 1900
340 Albert Street
Ottawa ON K1R 7Y6
Tel: 613.235.7234

Web Address: http://www.osler.com/

J.Bradley White’s area of expertise is Taxation. Brad has appeared before the Federal Court of Canada, Federal Court of Appeal and the Ontario Superior Court. Brad is a partner and Chair of the National Intellectual Property Department. Brad practises intellectual property law with an emphasis on complex patent litigation, particularly in the pharmaceutical area. Brad is also a registered Patent Agent, and his practice further includes Canadian and foreign patent and industrial design prosecution, advising on patentability, patent infringement and validity, and providing advice on intellectual property matters in support of corporate transactions. Brad has appeared before the Federal Court of Canada, Federal Court of Appeal and the Ontario Superior Court. Brad is also registered to practise before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and currently serves on the Patent Legislation and Industrial Design Committees for the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada. He is also a former associate editor of the Canadian Patent Reporter.

Affiliations

  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation
  • Ottawa Life Sciences Council

Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Montreal and New York

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Jeremy Fraiberg

Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt LLP

Jeremy is Co-Chair of Osler’s Mining Group. His practice focuses on corporate and securities law, with a particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance.

David Hanick

Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt LLP100 King Street West
1 First Canadian Place
Suite 6100, P.O. Box 50
Toronto, Ontario M5X 1B8416.862.5979

Web Address: David Hanick, Corporate Mining, and Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Email: dhanick@osler.com

David is Co-Chair of Osler’s Mining Group and practises primarily in public and private mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance.David is Co-Chair of Osler’s Mining Group and practises primarily in public and private mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. He acts for both public and private international and domestic clients in a wide variety of sectors including mining, energy, cleantech, media, manufacturing and telecommunications. His experience in the corporate finance area includes advising issuers and underwriters on public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, both domestically and cross-border, with an emphasis on offerings in the mining and precious metals sector as well as offerings in the income trust sector. He is also advising project developers, landowners, equipment suppliers, mezzanine financiers, banks, private equity funds and angel investors on the myriad of legal issues around renewable energy developments, specifically in relation to the Ontario Power Authority’s Feed-In Tariff Program.

Mr. Hanick is also affiliated with the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association, Law Society of Upper Canada, Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, and the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law FoundationCorporate, Mining, Mergers, Acquisitions, Toronto, Canada, Lawyer, Lawyers, Law, FinanceCanada, Toronto, Ottawa, New York, Montreal, Calgary

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Paul Litner

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
100 King Street West
1 First Canadian Place
Suite 6100, P.O. Box 50
Toronto, Ontario M5X 1B8416-362-2111

Web Address: Paul Litner, Canada Lawyer – Pensions and Benefits Law

Email: plitner@osler.com

Paul is Chair of the Pensions & Benefits Department. His practice relates exclusively to pensions, benefits and compensation plans and their related investment arrangements.He advises both private and public sector clients on the legal and regulatory aspects of pension and employee benefits plans including: governance, fiduciary responsibilities, plan administration and compliance, pension fund investment, pension committees, plan wind up, surplus strategies, and the negotiation and drafting of plan and trust documents.

Paul deals extensively with pension and benefits issues arising in corporate mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations, and has advised on many large Canadian and international transactions. Paul regularly advises on pension litigation matters, and has appeared before and made submissions to federal and provincial regulators on various pension compliance and surplus matters. He has also assisted several clients in successfully implementing pension plan mergers and conversions.

Affiliations

  • Association of Canadian Pension Management (ACPM)
  • International Pension & Employee Benefits Lawyers Association
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
  • Canadian Bar Association (Ontario), Pension Section
  • Ontario Financial Services Tribunal, Member from 2002-2010

Executive Compensation, Insolvency and Restructuring, Pensions and BenefitsToronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Montreal, New York

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