1000 de la Gauchetière St W, Suite 900, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1996 (Québec)
Pascale heads BLG's Montreal corporate and commercial group as well as the firm’s Quebec practice in public infrastructures. Her special expertise in commercial law includes extensive experience in corporate finance. Having worked with a wide array of clients on a variety of transactions, Pascale has a broad and thorough understanding of business issues. This helps her devise optimal strategies and achieve desired outcomes for the benefit of all parties involved. Pascale has unique expertise in mezzanine and subordinated financing, as well as with structuring and negotiating intercreditors arrangements. She is also experienced in the taking of security interest over various class types of assets and rights, including aircraft, aircraft engines, mining rights and contracts. She has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada since 2020, including as "Lawyer of the Year" for Montreal in Project Finance Law in 2023.
CDPQ Infra Inc., a subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, announced on April 12, 2018, that construction of the Réseau express métropolitain (REM) project, an automated light-rail transportation system in the greater Montréal area, has officially started. The project comprises 67 kilometres of railway and 26 stations and, once complete, will be one of the largest automated transportation system in the world.