Mungo Hardwicke- Brown

Partner - Mergers and Acquisitions,
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Professional Experience

Domestic Energy/Oil Sands
•    LNG Project developments on Canada's west and east coasts
•    TransCanada Pipelines Limited on its joint venture arrangement with Irving Oil Limited for a marine terminal on its Energy East Project
•    OMERS/Borealis Investments Inc. on its acquisition of shares of CEDA International Corporation services and supply
•    Gentry Resources Ltd. on its plan of arrangement with Crew Energy Inc.
•    UTS Energy Corporation on its Fort Hills oil sands joint venture with Teck Corporation
•    Terasen Inc. on the expansion of Athabasca oil sands corridor pipeline project
•    JPMorgan Chase on its acquisition of Canadian energy commodities and British agricultural commodities businesses from UBS AG
•    Kinder Morgan, Inc. on its acquisition of Terasen Inc. and the subsequent sales of its Corridor Pipeline System, Utilities Service Business, Terasen Gas Utilities and Express-Platte Pipeline System
•    Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. on the acquisition of Cochin Pipeline System
•    Novvus Energy on its sale to Yangchang Petroleum Corporation
•    Sponsors of the P3 development and financing of the Sea-to-Sky Highway, involving Australian equity, U.S. construction, U.K. financing and Canadian operating participants
•    Undisclosed participants on international sales transactions involving potash and sulphur between Canada, the U.S., South America and Asia
•    UTS Energy Corporation on its plan of arrangement with Total SA
Mungo is recognized in the following publications:
•    Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business - Energy: Oil & Gas (2006 to 2013)
•    The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory - Corporate Commercial Law (2006 to 2013)
•    The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory - Energy (Oil & Gas) (2012 to 2013)
•    The Best Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Law, 2010-2014; Energy Law, 2014; Leveraged Buyouts & Private Equity Law, 2010-2014; Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2013-2014; Natural Resources Law, 2014)
•    The 2013 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Commercial Law)

Mungo has been with Blakes since 1988. He advises primarily on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate finance and major energy infrastructure project development. His practice is primarily focused on the natural resources and infrastructure industries with experience across all sectors, including petroleum, natural gas, oil sands, electricity, potash and other commodities, pipelines, storage, LNG terminalling and supply arrangements, power generation and transmission. Mungo also has a broad range of experience in P3 (public-private partnership) projects.

Mungo has recently led over 30 transactions with an aggregate value in excess of C$25-billion. Over half of these were international and cross-border and involved many specialized practice areas, including tax, regulatory, trade and competition, employment, pensions and litigation.

Mungo Hardwicke- Brown is a speaker at the Oil and Gas Councils North America Assembly, click here for more information

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