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 publicly traded digital media company.

Professional experience

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

  • Black Swan Energy on its C$1.2 billion sale to Tourmaline Oil Corp.
  • Toscana Energy Income Corporation (TSE:TEIC) on its acquisition by i3 Energy plc (AIM: I3E) by way of plan of arrangement
  • A large Canadian transportation and logistics company in its acquisition of bulk trucking and transportation entities in Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan
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 private equity firm on its corporate reorganization
  • An energy services company on its recapitalization, reorganization and concurrent private placement
  • Canadian Bar Association 
  • Law Society of Alberta 
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • English