Elisabeth Trotter

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Elisabeth Trotter

Elisabeth Trotter


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Elisabeth Trotter carries on a broad corporate tax practice, including corporate and international tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, and debt and equity financing. Elisabeth has also advised on tax-planning issues related to inbound investment by non-residents in Canada. She also advises clients on an ongoing basis regarding their internal tax compliance requirements.

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J.D., Queen's University, 2016
B.A., University of British Columbia, 2011

  • Alberta 2017

Elisabeth has acted in the following matters:

  • Public Sector Pension Investment Board in the strategic affiliation of its long-term timber investment, TimberWest Forest Corporation (co-owned with British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI)), with Island Timberlands Limited Partnership, a long-term timber investment of BCI and the Alberta Investment Management Corporation
  • Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners in connection with an investment agreement to fund the development and construction of the Travers Solar project in Vulcan, Alberta, which is expected to be Canada's largest operating solar energy project
  • Columbia Power Corporation and Columbia Basin Trust in connection with their acquisition from Fortis of 51% of the Waneta Expansion hydroelectric power project for approximately $1 billion
  • Royal Bank of Canada on the issuance by Northern Courier Pipeline Limited Partnership of $1 billion of 3.365% first lien senior secured notes
  • Brookfield Infrastructure in the purchase of Enbridge Inc.'s Canadian natural gas gathering and processing business for $4.31 billion
  • Black Swan Energy in its $1.2 billion sale to Tourmaline Oil Corp.
  • RBC Dominion Securities Inc. on Strathcona Resources Ltd.'s private placement of US$500 million high-yield notes
  • Gibson Energy Inc. on a $650 million offering of unsecured medium-term notes and on its public offering of $250 million of hybrid notes
  • Wajax Corporation in its 2021 acquisition of Calgary-based Tundra Process Solutions Ltd. for $99.1 million
  • A syndicate of underwriters co-led by BMO Capital Markets and Scotiabank, on TC Energy Corporation's $500 million offering of subordinated trust notes.
  • Queen's Law Prize in Corporate Taxation, 2016
  • Certificate of Completion in International Business Law,  First Class Honours, Bader International Centre, 2014
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Petroleum Tax Society
  • International Fiscal Association