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Catherine Doyle

Catherine Doyle
Catherine Doyle Partner | Toronto
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Catherine's recent projects include:

  • Gordie Howe International Bridge Project – Advising Bridging North America General Partnership (a partnership indirectly held by ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc., Fluor Canada Ltd. and Aecon Concessions, a division of Aecon Construction Group Inc.) on the design, construction, financing, operations, maintenance and rehabilitation of the Gordie Howe International Bridge Project, a new publicly-owned international bridge crossing between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan; the Gordie Howe International Bridge Project is the largest and most ambitious binational infrastructure project along the Canada-United States border

  • Advising Fengate Real Asset Investments on its C$100-million strategic co-development partnership with Greengate Power Corporation to pursue the acquisition and development of renewable and clean energy projects in Alberta

  • Nouvelle Autoroute 30 – Advising the finance parties in a cross-border bond issuance valued at approximately C$1.218-billion to refinance the project debt for the Autoroute 30 concession project; the bond issuance is considered the largest transportation P3 bond deal in Canadian history

  • New Toronto Courthouse Project – A C$964-million project to design, build, finance and maintain a large new courthouse in downtown Toronto, Ontario

  • Howard County Courthouse Project – A landmark P3 in the state of Maryland to design, build, finance and maintain a large new courthouse

  • Royal Inland Hospital Project – A project to design, build, finance and maintain a new Patient Care Tower (PCT) at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, British Columbia

  • Trillium Line Extension Project – A project to design, build, finance and maintain an extension to the City of Ottawa’s existing light rail transit system

  • Hurontario LRT Project – A project to design, build, finance and maintain a new light rail transit system along Hurontario Street in Mississauga and Brampton, Ontario

  • Macdonald Block Reconstruction Project – Advised the successful proponent (Fengate PCL Progress Partners MBR LP) on a C$1.5-billion P3 project to design, build, finance and maintain the Macdonald Block Complex, which comprises four towers and a podium near Queen’s Park in Toronto, Ontario; the financing for this project includes a senior credit facility and rated bonds

  • Confederation Line Extension Project – A project to design, build and finance an extension to the City of Ottawa’s existing light rail transit system

  • City of Vaughan LED Street Light Replacement Program – A project to design, build, finance and maintain a new street lighting program in Vaughan, Ontario

  • H2O Power Limited Partnership – A C$400-million private placement of fixed-rate senior secured notes to finance the long-term operation of eight hydroelectric generating facilities in Ontario

  • Finch West LRT Project – A project to design, build, finance and maintain a new light rail transit line in Toronto, Ontario

  • Corner Brook Long-Term Care Project – A project to design, build, finance and maintain a long-term-care facility in Corner Brook, Newfoundland

  • Abbotsford Courthouse Project – A project to design, build, finance and maintain a new courthouse in Abbotsford, British Columbia

  • Southwest Calgary Ring Road Project – A project to design, build, finance and maintain a new portion of the ring road in Calgary, Alberta

  • Enterprise Data Centre Expansion Project – A C$322-million project to design, build, finance and maintain a 50,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art, mission-critical operating data centre located at the Canadian Forces Base in Borden, Ontario

  • Edmonton LRT Project – A project to design, build, finance and maintain a new light rail transit line in Edmonton, Alberta

  • Stanton Territorial Hospital Project – A project to design, build, finance and maintain the new Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

  • Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford Project – A project for an integrated mental health hospital and correctional facility that has a development value of C$407-million

  • Saskatchewan Joint-Use Schools Project I – A project to design, build, finance and maintain six schools on three joint-use sites in Regina, Saskatchewan; the project will be delivered under a P3 model with the Government of Saskatchewan over a 30-year term and has a contract value of C$186-million

  • Saskatchewan Joint-Use Schools Project II – A project to design, build, finance and maintain 12 schools on six joint-use sites in the communities of Saskatoon, Warman and Martensville, Saskatchewan; the project will be delivered under a P3 model with the Government of Saskatchewan over a 30-year term and has a contract value of C$401.3-million

  • Haile Gold Mine – A US$200-million senior secured project finance facility for the development of Romarco's Haile Gold Mine project in South Carolina

Awards & Recognition

Catherine is recognized for her expertise in infrastructure/P3 and project finance in the following publications:

  • The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada 2020 (Most Frequently Recommended in Project Finance)

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2020 (Leading Lawyer - Infrastructure and Projects)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 (Project Finance Law)

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business 2020 (Project Finance, Projects: PPP & Infrastructure)

  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2019 (Projects: PPP & Infrastructure)

  • Acritas Stars 2019: Independently Rated Lawyer (Nominated as a stand-out lawyer by senior in-house counsel)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019 (Most frequently recommended in Infrastructure Law and in Project Finance)

Professional Activities

Catherine is an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law where she teaches an LLM course in the Law and Policy of Public Private Partnerships, and a faculty member of Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development's Certificate in Public-Private Partnerships.

Education

LL.M., Osgoode Hall Law School - 2008
Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2006
LL.B., University of British Columbia - 2005
M.A., University of Toronto - 1995
B.S.F.S., Georgetown University - 1994

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