Alex is a partner in the Environmental & Indigenous and Energy practices at Davies and is the past Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Environment, Energy, and Resource Law Section. She advises on environmental liability in various sectors, including mining, manufacturing, chemical, pulp and paper, transportation, and real estate. Alex is an expert on contaminated lands, addressing liability in transactions and redevelopment. She advises on environmental risk and permitting requirements in complex energy, infrastructure, and resource projects. Alex has expertise in Indigenous matters and advised on the creation of environmental protection and assessment regimes under Canada’s First Nations Land Management Act. She also represents clients in regulatory proceedings and provides environmental expertise in litigation, including with respect to directors’ and officers’ liability. Select Recognition: Chambers Global; Chambers Canada; The Legal 500 Canada; The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; Lexpert® Special Edition — Energy and Mining; The Best Lawyers in Canada; Expert Guides’ Women in Business Law.
On October 27, 2017, Toromont Industries Ltd. (Toromont) completed the largest acquisition in its history — a $1.07-billion purchase of the businesses and net operating assets of the Hewitt Group of companies (Hewitt) in exchange for cash and shares of Toromont. This was a transformative transaction for Toromont, significantly expanding its Caterpillar dealership network and market opportunities.
On July 4, 2017, Boyd Group Income Fund (TSX: BYD.UN) (Boyd) completed its acquisition of the assets and business of Assured Automotive Inc. and related entities (collectively, Assured) for total consideration of $193.6 million, which was satisfied by a cash payment of $146.1 million and the issuance of $47.5 million in units of Boyd.