Vivian Kung
Partner | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-4253

Vivian’s practice focuses on power, infrastructure / construction and mergers and acquisitions. She is regularly engaged on major project work throughout Canada, including in the social infrastructure, health-care, transportation and renewable energy sectors.

Vivian worked as senior legal counsel with a construction industry leader, acquiring invaluable in-house experience as the responsible lawyer on complex domestic and international projects.

Vivian also clerked at the British Columbia Court of Appeal, where she gained experience in corporate/commercial disputes in British Columbia's highest court.

SELECT EXPERIENCE

Representative transactions include acting on behalf of and advising:

Infrastructure

  • One of the consortium members of the successful proponent in achieving financial close on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project
  • The successful proponent in achieving financial close on the Joseph Brant Hospital project
  • A proponent for the St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre, Defence Construction Canada - Long-Term Accommodation, Quinte Consolidated Courthouse, Humber River Regional Hospital, Providence Care Hospital, Hamilton Health Sciences' McMaster Children's Hospital, North Island Hospitals projects
  • A proponent for the RCMP "E" Division Headquarters, Forensic Services and Coroner's Complex, Surrey Memorial Hospital, SRO Renewal Initiative, Hawkesbury & District General Hospital, University of Ottawa Heart Institute Cardiac Life Support Services Redevelopment, Viva Bus Rapid Transit Expansion, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital, Penticton Regional Hospital Patient Care Tower and Moncton Multi-Use Sport & Entertainment Facility projects
  • City of Greater Sudbury on the design, build, finance and maintain of a biosolids treatment plant

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • An Asian food retailer on its sale to a national grocery retailer
  • A video game developer and its shareholders on its sale to a multinational game platform company
  • A national hotel operator on its purchase of a hotel resort in Okanagan, British Columbia

Electricity

  • A global conglomerate in connection with its acquisition of a 30 per cent interest in a 680 MW Canadian renewable generation portfolio consisting of wind and solar projects in Ontario, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and British Columbia
  • A member of a consortium in obtaining financing for a hydroelectricity project at Toba River, British Columbia
AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Vivian is recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 (Project Finance Law)

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2018 (Next Generation Lawyer)