Kirsty Sklar

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Kirsty Sklar

Kirsty Sklar


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Kirsty Sklar practises corporate and securities law with a focus on corporate financings and mergers and acquisitions. She also assists clients with corporate governance, continuous disclosure and general corporate matters. 

Ms. Sklar’s corporate finance practice includes a variety of transactions for both underwriters and issuers, including short-form prospectus offerings, initial public offerings and private placements. She also advises issuers concerning their ongoing disclosure obligations, securities reporting requirements, corporate governance practices and stock exchange matters.

Professional experience

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LL.B, Dalhousie University, 2004
B.Comm., University of Alberta, 1999

  • Alberta 2005


Ms. Sklar recently acted for:

  • The underwriters in a C$350 million offering of common shares by an oil and gas corporation by way of short-form prospectus
  • WesternZagros Resources in its C$200 million rights offering with an equity backstop and US$200 million loan facility from Crest Energy International LLC
  • The underwriters in a C$198 million initial public offering and secondary offering by an oil and gas corporation by way of long-form prospectus
  • Crescent Point Energy Corp. in connection with several public offerings of common shares by way of short-form prospectus for aggregate gross proceeds exceeding C$2 billion
  • Sonde Resources Corp. in its disposition of substantially all of its Western Canadian oil and gas exploration and production assets to Marquee Energy Ltd. by way of plan of arrangement


  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Corporate Law, 2023-2024, Securities Law, 2024
  • The Legal 500 Canada: Capital markets (Next Generation Partner), 2021-2023
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2023: recommended in Corporate Finance & Securities
  • The Alistair Fraser Scholarship, Dalhousie University, 2002 and 2003
  • University of Alberta, Faculty of Business Dean’s List, 1995-1998


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Calgary Bar Association