Mungo Hardwicke-Brown
Partner | Calgary
Calgary: 403-260-9674

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.

SELECT EXPERIENCE

Recent representative matters include advising:

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

International

  • Novus 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
AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Mungo is recognized in the following publications:

  • The 2017 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada - Energy (Oil & Gas)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory - Corporate Commercial Law (2006 to 2017)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory - Energy (Oil & Gas) (2012 to 2017)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory - Infrastructure Law (2015 to 2017)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory - Private Equity (2014 to 2017)
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Law, 2010-2017; Energy Law, 2015-2017; Leveraged Buyouts & Private Equity Law, 2010-2017; Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2013-2017; Natural Resources Law, 20115-2017; Oil & Gas Law 2016-2017)
  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (Energy: Oil & Gas, 2006 to 2015, Corporate/Commercial, 2016)

  • The Legal 500 Canada - Energy (Oil & Gas) (2015 to 2016)
  • Who's Who Legal: Energy (2015)
  • Who's Who Legal 100 - Energy (2014 to 2015)
  • Who's Who Legal - Canada - Energy (2014)
  • The 2013 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Commercial Law)