James Farrell

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

James Farrell

James Farrell

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James Farrell practises corporate and commercial law, with a primary focus in the areas of corporate finance, securities, mergers and acquisitions and private equity. James assists both domestic and international clients on a variety of public and private M&A transactions, corporate restructuring transactions, private equity and venture capital transactions, corporate governance, equity and debt offerings, continuous disclosure, regulatory compliance, and general corporate matters.

James first joined our Calgary office as a summer student in 2019. Prior to joining us, James worked in account management and business development for a digital media company.

Professional experience

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J.D., University of Calgary, 2020
B.A., University of Victoria, 2015
  • Alberta 2021

  • Deltastream Energy Corporation, a portfolio company of ARC Financial, on its sale to Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. for $1.425 billion
  • Enerflex Ltd. on its acquisition of Exterran Corporation resulting in a combined entity with an enterprise value of approximately US$1.5 billion, and concurrent corporate reorganization
  • Serafina Energy Ltd. in connection with its $2.3 billion sale to Strathcona Resources Ltd. pursuant to a plan of arrangement
  • Black Swan Energy on its C$1.2 billion sale to Tourmaline Oil Corp.
  • Toscana Energy Income Corporation on its acquisition by i3 Energy plc by way of plan of arrangement
Debt and Equity Offerings
  • Parkland Corporation in connection with its private placement offering of US$800 million senior unsecured notes
  • The syndicate of underwriters on the offering of C$47 million subscription receipts of Freehold Royalties
Governance and Corporate Structuring
  • A number of shareholder activism mandates, acting both for issuers and shareholder activists
  • Various corporate recapitalizations and reorganizations
  • Canadian Bar Association 
  • Law Society of Alberta 
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • English