Alyssa Shivji
Associate | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-5289

Alyssa's practice focuses on public procurement, infrastructure, public-private partnerships (P3s) and construction law. She regularly advises clients on the development, preparation and ongoing administration of public tenders and procurement processes, the development of template procurement documents and implementation toolkits, the development of commercial agreements for goods and services across a range of sectors and the development of construction agreements for small and large construction projects.

Alyssa acts for clients in a wide range of sectors, including transit and transportation, civil infrastructure, roads and bridges, water and wastewater, health-care services, information technology, gaming, energy and mining. She also regularly acts for both procuring entities and bidders with respect to conducting a successful procurement process, fairness issues, mitigating procurement risk and avoiding compliance issues.

In particular, Alyssa has extensive expertise in the procurement of mega infrastructure development projects and alternative finance and procurement projects across multiple jurisdictions and has been at the forefront of many municipal PPP projects across Canada.

SELECT EXPERIENCE

Representative transactions include acting on behalf of and advising:

Infrastructure/PPP Projects:

  • City of Calgary on the Green Line Stage 1 Light Rail design, build and finance project

  • City of Toronto on the F.G. Gardiner Expressway Rehabilitation project

  • Infrastructure Ontario on the Hamilton Light Rail design, build, finance and maintain project

  • Infrastructure Ontario on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT design, build, finance and maintain project

  • Infrastructure Ontario on the design, build, finance, operation and maintenance of the GO Rail expansion project

  • City of Winnipeg on the design, build, finance and maintain project for the Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2) and Pembina Highway Underpass

  • City of Hamilton on the design, build, finance, operate and maintain for the Biosolids Management Project

  • Infrastructure Ontario on projects including:

    • Design, build and financing of sports venues for the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games, Hamilton Stadium, York University Athletics Stadium and Milton Velodrome, Pan Am Aquatics Centre, Pan Am Field House and Canadian Sport Institute Ontario

    • Build finance project for the Credit Valley Hospital Priority Areas Redevelopment Project and the Hawkesbury & District Hospital Project

  • City of Saskatoon on the design, build, finance, operate and maintain project for the Phase One Civics Operation Centre Project

  • City of Saskatoon on the design, build, finance and maintain project for the North Commuter Parkway and the Traffic Bridge Project

  • City of Calgary on a design, build, construction, operate and maintain P3 project for an organics processing facility (food and de-watered biosolids)

  • City of Calgary on the Bonnybrook Wastewater Treatment Plant D Expansion Project

  • City of Moncton on the Moncton Downtown Centre project (a new multi-use sports and entertainment centre)

Procurement and Corporate/Commercial Matters

  • A consortium of Ontario colleges with respect to the development and implementation of procurement and contract template documents

  • University of Toronto with respect to the development of a procurement policy and related procedures, template procurement documents and template contract documents

  • An Ontario broader public sector entity with respect to the development of a procurement policy and related procedures, template procurement documents and template contract documents

  • Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres with respect to the procurement of outsourced clinical services and medical equipment and supplies, and providing contract template advice

  • An Ontario crown agency with respect to the development of template procurement and contract documents

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