Marianne Smith
Marianne Smith
(416) 863-3156
(416) 863-2653
199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2003
Marianne has over 15 years of experience as a commercial lawyer. A significant portion of Marianne's practice encompasses public procurement, infrastructure and public-private partnerships. She advises clients on the development, preparation and ongoing administration of public tenders and procurement processes, and the development and negotiation of commercial agreements for the design, construction, financing and maintenance of infrastructure. In her procurement practice, Marianne acts for domestic and international clients in a wide range of sectors, including transit and transportation, civil infrastructure, roads and bridges, water and wastewater, health-care services, information technology, gaming, energy and mining. She also regularly acts for both procuring entities and bidders with respect to conducting a successful procurement process, fairness issues, mitigating procurement risk and avoiding compliance issues. In particular, Marianne has expertise in the procurement of mega infrastructure development projects and alternative finance and procurement projects across multiple jurisdictions, including municipal, provincial, federal and international and has been at the forefront of many municipal PPP projects.
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On August 14, 2014, Hôpital Général de Hawkesbury & District General Hospital Inc. (HGH) and Infrastructure Ontario reached financial close with 2423403 Ontario Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Bondfield Construction Company Limited (Bondfield Project Co) to build and finance the Hawkesbury & District General Hospital Redevelopment Project, located in Hawkesbury, Ontario. Bondfield Construction Company Limited will act as the Construction Contractor.
On November 26, 2014, Trillium Health Partners (Trillium) and Infrastructure Ontario reached Financial close with Walsh Infrastructure Credit Valley, Ltd. (Walsh) to build and finance the Credit Valley Hospital Priority Areas Redevelopment Project, located in Mississauga, Ontario.