Brian Bidyk is a partner in the Business Law group in the firm’s Calgary office. His practice encompasses a variety of corporate/commercial matters, with a specialization in M&A and divestitures in the oil & gas, electricity, and renewable power industries. Brian is often called upon to advise major oil & gas corporations in the upstream, midstream, and service sectors, as well as electricity developers and producers in respect of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and the development and construction of projects. He adds value to his clients’ organizations by working seamlessly with in-house legal teams and advising on their day-to-day legal and operational issues. Brian’s experience includes the preparation and negotiation of a variety of agreements within the energy industry, including asset and share purchase, asset exchange, participation, joint venture, partnership, power purchase, and tolling agreements. Brian acts as corporate secretary for several of his clients and has developed corporate finance experience through his work with both public and private companies in equity and loan financings. Brian received his BA from the University of Calgary in 1996 and his LLB (with Distinction) from the University of Saskatchewan in 2001.