Anne M. Stewart, Q.C.
Senior Counsel | Vancouver
Vancouver: 604-631-3313

Anne acts for public and private companies and provides proactive legal and business advice. She is also involved in major project work, including corporate structuring and reorganization - establishing appropriate relationships between parties and to simplify or improve corporate structure; mergers, acquisitions and divestitures - assisting in detailed negotiations and documentation to complete the business arrangement between parties; major financings - representing the interest of the lender or borrower on the terms of the loan and the security, for major project or capital financing and for operating financing; and commercial contracts - extensive experience in negotiating and drafting commercial contracts.


Anne has acted in numerous major infrastructure projects in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick, including the Sea to Sky Highway, Canada Line, Golden Ears Bridge, Port Mann Highway 1 (Gateway), Surrey Memorial Hospital, Single Room Housing, and John Hart Generating Station Replacement in British Columbia, Calgary Ring Road and Alberta Schools in Alberta, A25 and A30 Highways and Champlain Bridge in Quebec, Sault Area Hospital, Royal Victoria Hospital, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Ottawa Light Rail Transit and Waterloo Light Rail Transit in Ontario and St. John Water in New Brunswick.


She has been honoured with many awards, including 2017 Women of Distinction Award in "Business and the Professions", 2017 BC Business "Women of Influence-Mentor", "Outstanding Leader 2016" by Women's Infrastructure Network, 2017-2018 UBC Alumni Builder Award, 2014 UBC Law Alumni Award of Distinction, "General Corporate Award" by Lexology Client Choice Awards USA and Canada 2013, "Canada's Top 25 Women Lawyers" by Lexpert magazine in 2012, the 2012 PEAK Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Association of Women in Finance, the 2009 Lexpert Zenith Award for women lawyers in business law, Business in Vancouver's 2006 Influential Women in Business Award, and the 2006 Canada's Most Powerful Women by the Women's Executive Network.

Anne was named Best Lawyers' 2016 Vancouver Corporate Governance Practice "Lawyer of the Year."

She is also recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • Who's Who Legal: Canada 2017 (Construction, Government Contracts, and Project Finance)

  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business - 2017 Band 1 - Projects

  • The 2017 Lexpert Guide to Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada - Project Finance

  • Who's Who Legal: Project Finance 2016

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada - 2013 to 2016

  • Who's Who Legal - 2012 - 2015

  • Best Lawyers' 2015 Project Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year" (Vancouver)

  • Best Lawyers' 2013 Vancouver Corporate Governance "Lawyer of the Year"

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2015 (Leading Lawyer - Infrastructure & Projects)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory - 2012 to present

  • Lexpert's Special Edition on Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers 2014

  • The 2013 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada

  • The 2012 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Commercial Law, and Banking and Financial Institutions)

  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (2012-2013: Band 1 - Projects: PPP & Infrastructure and Project Finance; 2012: Band 1 - Projects: PPP & Infrastructure)

  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers for 2014

  • Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law - 2012 and 2014

  • Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading Banking Finance and Transaction Lawyers 2012

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Business In Vancouver, February 21, 2017.
Blakes Bulletin on Infrastructure, November 2, 2016
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