MLT Aikins Lawyers Recognized in 2019 Lexpert/ROB Infrastructure Special Edition

Seven MLT Aikins lawyers have been named as Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers, in the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business Magazine – Lexpert Special Edition published on September 27, 2019.

The annual publication highlights Lexpert-ranked lawyers serving the infrastructure sector.

The Special Edition on Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers is produced in partnership with the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships(CCPPP), and includes feature articles on the latest developments in the industry and profiles a diverse group of Lexpert-ranked practitioners that serve the infrastructure sector (including Public-Private Partnerships).

The firm congratulates the lawyers named in this publication on this well-deserved recognition.

John A. Dipple

John Dipple leads the MLT Aikins construction and infrastructure practice area and has extensive experience providing strategic advice on major construction and infrastructure projects. He also leads the firm’s procurement practice area.

James A. Ferguson, Q.C.

James practises largely in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and securities law, including corporate finance, leveraged buyouts, takeovers, infrastructure and P3 financings in the energy and transportation sectors, as well as cross-border transactions and amalgamations.

David C. Filmon, Q.C.

David practises in the area of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities law, with an emphasis on public offerings, private placements, advice to public company boards and special committees, regulatory and stock exchange issues and corporate governance. David has also provided advice to clients on structuring and governance issues arising in the context of several large-scale infrastructure projects in Western Canada.

Deron A. Kuski, Q.C.

Deron Kuski practises as a litigator, spanning a broad range of commercial litigation, construction litigation and dispute resolution involving parties to complex energy infrastructure projects. His clients include owners, consultants and contractors on issues related to power plants, pipelines, processing facilities, recreational facilities, office buildings, residential and commercial developments, and many other major construction projects.

Stathy G. Markatos

Stathy advises clients on general corporate and commercial matters, with a focus on securities law. He has experience with public offerings, private placements, continuous disclosure and corporate governance matters. He also has acted for buyers, sellers and target companies on numerous M&A transactions, by way of asset sales, share sales and plan of arrangement.

Wells Peever, Q.C.

Wells Peever is a partner practising in the areas of financial services, corporate and commercial, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and infrastructure. He has significant experience with secured loan facilities, private equity investments, public-private partnerships and infrastructure projects.

Aaron D. Runge

Aaron Runge is a commercial lawyer in our Regina office. He provides the firm’s clients with practical, high-value and strategic advice in connection with their business and transactional needs in Western Canada and abroad. Aaron’s practice focuses on private mergers and acquisitions, venture and private capital, corporate finance and securities law. He has advised several clients in connection with the structuring, acquisition and sale of several large-scale infrastructure projects in Western Canada.