Lawyer Profile Detail
University of Alberta
BiographySony Gill is a partner in our Business Law Group in Calgary. He has dealt with all aspects of a public and private company’s creation, growth, restructuring and value maximization. He has extensive experience in the negotiation, structuring and documentation of a broad range of corporate finance, securities and M&A transactions, including public offerings, private placements, debt financings, recapitalizations, tax motivated restructurings, takeover bids, reverse takeovers, asset and share transactions, plans of arrangement, stock exchange listings and other forms of business combinations and corporate activity. He also acts as corporate secretary for numerous public and private oil and gas companies.
Sony acts as counsel to, and has been instrumental in the organization of, and the provision of advice to, a wide range of clients, including oil and gas exploration and production companies, energy services companies and energy trusts. He also advises underwriters and investment dealers on a broad range of matters, including financings, business combinations, corporate assignments and regulatory matters.
Sony is recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in the area of Corporate Mid-Market, and as a leading lawyer in the current edition of Who's Who Legal: Energy. In 2011, he was named among Lexpert magazine's Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40.
Sony received his BA (with distinction) from the University of Calgary in 1997 and his LLB from the University of Alberta in 2000. He was called to the Alberta bar in 2001. He is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and the Canadian Bar Association.
Transactions & Cases
Vector Resources Inc. and Razor Energy Corp. announce completion of reverse takeover transaction
Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. acquires Spur Resources Ltd.
Spartan Energy Corp. acquires C$700M of assets from ARC Resources Ltd.
New Wave Energy Services acquires Daski Contracting
Tamarack Valley Energy closes C$60.2 million bought deal financing
Storm Resources completes C$29.7 million bought deal financing and C$5.1 million non-brokered financing
Storm Resources closes C$30.1 million bought deal financing and C$3.7 million non-brokered financing
TAG Oil completes C$25 million bought deal offering of common shares
Sure Energy completes C$25 million bought deal private placement offering
Canadian Overseas Petroleum closes C$6 million common share offering