Vivek Bakshi
Vivek Bakshi
Partner at Dentons Canada LLP
(416) 863-4658
(416) 863-4592
77 King St W, Suite 400, Toronto-Dominion Ctr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2009 (ON); 2000 (England & Wales)
Vivek Bakshi is the Global Energy Sector Leader at Dentons. He specializes in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of natural resource projects and related financings and in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions in the oil, gas, water and power sectors. Vivek previously practised at a leading English law firm in its London and Tokyo offices and has considerable international experience in Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and the Far East. Vivek has considerable experience in regulated electricity markets and has acted for numerous clients in the development, operation and acquisition of independent power projects, including those involving renewable energy sources. Vivek has acted for sponsors, developers, offtakers and service providers in a range of natural resource projects. In the oil and gas sector, Vivek has led transactions involving on and offshore petroleum development and has many years of experience in each link in the LNG value chain, having acted for developers of liquefaction facilities, LNG buyers and sellers and in connection with regasification terminal capacity rights.
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