1055 West Georgia St, Suite 1500, PO Box 11117, Royal Ctr, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1998 (MB); 2016 (BC)
Lucia Stuhldreier advises shippers on all aspects of rail transportation, including negotiations of rail transportation agreements, rate and service matters, as well as agreements for the construction, acquisition and use of rail trackage. She has extensive experience in using regulatory remedies to resolve disputes over freight rates and service, securing access to competing rail carriers, and rail line abandonment. Lucia regularly represents clients in contested proceedings involving rail matters before arbitrators, the Canadian Transportation Agency, the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal. She also assists shipper associations in matters involving rail transportation policy and legislative initiatives. Her road transportation practice includes advising shippers and motor carriers on trucking contracts and regulatory matters. In the field of aviation, Lucia has represented airlines and airports in enforcement proceedings and appeals under the Aeronautics Act, as well as regulatory matters and litigation relating to mergers & acquisitions, licensing and consumer complaints.
Exchange Income Corporation, a diversified, acquisition-oriented company, acquired Provincial Aerospace Ltd., a diversified Canadian-based aerospace and aviation company for total consideration of $246 million, of which approximately $12 million was paid in EIC common shares and the balance of which was financed through a credit facility with a syndicate of lenders.