William S. Osler
Partner

Bennett Jones LLP

855 2nd St SW, Suite 4500, Bankers Hall E
Calgary, AB T2P 4K7
Phone: (403) 298-3426
Fax: (403) 265-7219
E-mail: oslerw@bennettjones.com
 
 
 

Practises in public and private mergers and acquisitions, securities law, commercial transactions and corporate governance matters, with a particular focus on the oil and gas sector. Has significant experience in domestic and cross-border joint bidding and co-ownership structures, including partnerships and joint ventures, as well as domestic and international initial public offerings and public and private debt and equity offerings. Practice also covers Canadian and international take-over bids, corporate reorganizations, divestitures and general corporate and commercial law. Corporate governance advisory work includes advising corporations and boards of directors on general compliance matters as well as specific issues arising out of transactions. A request speaker at conferences on a variety of business law topics. Recognized by Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business for corporate/M&A; The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for Corporate Finance & Securities; the Lexpert®/ROB Special Edition: Canada's Leading Energy Lawyers; the Lexpert®/ROB Special Edition: Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers; Who's Who Legal: Canada as a leading lawyer in capital markets; and Best Lawyers in Canada as one of Canada's leading mergers and acquisitions lawyers.


Year Called to the Bar:1995 (AB)
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