10220 103rd Ave NW, Suite 2500, Stantec Twr, Edmonton, AB
Year called to bar: 1998 (AB)
Leanne is a member of the Firm's Corporate Group, the Canada Co-Chair and a global Lead for Dentons' Mining Group, and a member of the Dentons Canada LLP National Board. Leanne routinely advises mining producers in Canada on commercial and other mining legal matters. She is also involved in the negotiation and drafting of multi-million dollar long term supply agreements and security of supply agreements with domestic electricity producers in the Provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan. Leanne’s M&A practice involves providing advice to clients on mergers, acquisitions and sale transactions, including plans of arrangement, reverse takeovers, reorganizations, and amalgamations. She assists both public and private issuers, including municipalities, in raising capital through private placements, public offerings, venture capital financings and commercial paper offerings. Her legal expertise extends to the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts and procurement contracts primarily in the oil sands, mining and general construction industries. In her Corporate practice, Leanne is routinely involved in the negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements relating to the establishment of joint ventures and other strategic partnerships, unanimous shareholder agreements.
Civeo Corp., a global provider of workforce accommodations, logistics and facility management services, and Noralta Lodge Ltd., an Alberta-based provider of remote accommodations in the Canadian oil sands region, entered into a definitive agreement on November 26, 2017, for Civeo to acquire 100% of the equity interests of Noralta for total consideration of approximately $367 million, on a cash-free, debt-free basis.
Noralta Lodge Ltd., a leader in quality workforce accommodation for Alberta’s oil sands, completed a high yield offering of $150 million of 7.50 per cent senior secured second lien notes due 2019, and simultaneous entry of a senior secured syndicated $110 million bank facility.