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Bill Woodhead

Associé

Calgary
Vancouver
BWoodhead@blg.com
403.232.9765 | 604.640.4127

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Bill practises corporate commercial, construction and energy law, with an emphasis on public-private partnerships and construction contracts. His expertise includes:

  • public-private partnerships
  • commercial, residential and mixed-use development projects
  • power plant and industrial EPC contracts
  • procurement documents and agreements to design, build and construct any asset
  • mergers and acquisitions
Bill completed his articles with BLG. Before law school, he worked for six years as a project and account manager in the software industry.

Experience

  • Represents various owners and contractors on several Canadian contractual interpretation issues and COVID-19 related advice in respect their major infrastructure projects.
  • Lead counsel to a large municipality in Alberta on all infrastructure related matters for its major projects.
  • Lead counsel for various ownership groups in their design and construction of multiple commercial, residential and mixed-use development projects in British Columbia and Alberta.
  • Represented an LNG developer in its proposal to design, build and operate an LNG Plant in Ontario.
  • Represented the Government of Canada in respect to a construction agreement review and due diligence relating to the purchase of the Trans Mountain Pipeline system from Kinder Morgan for C$4.5B.
  • Acted as counsel to Alberta Health Services for the completion of a joint venture between Axium Infrastructure and Revera Inc. to acquire and share ownership in 32 long-term care facilities across Canada.
  • Acted for the concessionaire in the design, build, finance, operation and maintenance for the McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant Project.
  • Represented the City of Edmonton in the Edmonton LRT Valley Line Project.
  • Represented the Government of British Columbia in the design, build, financing and maintenance of the Okanagan Correctional Centre Project.
  • Represented B.C. Hydro in the design, build, partial financing and rehabilitation of the John Hart Generating Station Replacement Project in Campbell River, B.C.
  • Represented Graham Building Services and related Graham entities in respect of the design, build and financing for the Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project.
  • Acted for a design-build joint venture in respect of the design, build, finance and maintenance for Alberta Schools Phase 3.
  • Acted for a design-build joint venture in respect of the design, build, finance, and maintenance for Alberta Schools Phase 2.
  • Acted as lead counsel for a design-build joint venture in respect of its bid on the Darlington water treatment plant.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Founder, Infrastructure Professionals Association, 2018 to Present
  • Founder, Young Leaders in Infrastructure, Calgary Chapter, 2015 to 2018
  • Executive Committee, Construction Law Subsection, Canadian Bar Association, 2017 to present
  • Director, British Columbia Construction Round Table, 2012 to 2014
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association, Business Law and Construction Law Subsections
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia and Alberta

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, BLG Reads to Kids
  • Volunteer, BLG United Way Program

Bar Admission & Education

  • Alberta, 2015
  • Colombie-Britannique, 2012
  • JD (Dist.), Université de la Saskatchewan, 2011
  • BA (Dist.), Université de Victoria, 2002