Cameron Hughes joins McCarthy Tétrault in Calgary

McCarthy Tétrault

Toronto and Calgary, June 22, 2017 — Bringing 20 years of experience in the oil & gas and power industries in Alberta, Cameron Hughes joins McCarthy Tétrault as the newest income partner in the Calgary office.

“Cameron has a reputation for effectively acting for his clients, and we are excited to welcome him to the firm,” said Sean Smyth, Managing Partner of the Alberta Region. “Having represented significant interests in the oil & gas and electricity industries, Cameron is known for understanding his clients’ business and providing business focused legal expertise.” Craig Spurn, partner and Head of the Oil & Gas Group added: “Cam is recognized as a leading Alberta energy lawyer and a pleasure to work with. He provides integrated and strategic advice in the energy sector including refineries, pipelines, climate change and renewables. As our newest partner, he deepens our international team and will enhance the value we provide to our clients.”

“With my background in energy transactions and commercial law, clients regularly seek my advice because I understand their deals from a business perspective, and because I’m known as a reasonable and fair negotiator,” said Cameron. “As the energy industry continues to develop in an increasingly challenging market, I’m looking forward to working with McCarthy Tétrault’s energy practice which has handled some of the most important energy projects in the country.”

Cameron’s practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions, energy, infrastructure, project finance and development, and joint ventures in the energy sector. He has advised clients with respect to upstream, midstream, and downstream issues, over-the-counter commodity trading, cross-border trading, energy derivatives, risk management, asset and payment securitization and credit issues.

McCarthy Tétrault’s Energy Group advises on some of the largest projects in North America. The Group comprises two components: power and oil and gas. In both areas, the firm provides tactical and timely advice related to developing, structuring, financing and operating large successful energy projects. Whether the client is a developer, equity investor, lender, major industrial and commercial user, oil and gas producer, pipeline, utility, government or government agency, they will access deep experience and industry know-how for their toughest energy project challenges. The Group also draws on the strength of other practice areas, such as real estate, environmental law, clean technology, corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, and financial services.

About McCarthy Tétrault

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