McLeod Law



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The convenience of two offices (downtown and south Calgary) makes it easier to meet with your lawyers.

Calgary South

300, 14505 Bannister Road SE
Calgary, AB T2X 3J3

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Calgary Downtown

Manulife Place
500, 707 - 5 Street SW
Calgary, AB T2P 1V8

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Saptarshi (Rishi) Chakraborty



OFFICE: Downtown


Vicky Lam

403 254 3863


  • 2008 Queen's University, LLM (Securities Law)
  • 2005 University of Toronto, LLM (Public International Law)
  • 2004 University of Pune (India), LLB


  • 2011 Alberta


Select Current Engagements:

  • Representing a public company with respect to a divestiture transaction involving certain uranium royalties
  • Advising a consortium of investors and management with respect to a going private transaction of a TSX-V listed company
  • Advising a US hotel chain and related AI based technology assets with regards to a go-public mandate in Canada
  • Advising a South African based oilfield services company with respect to technology transfer in Canada and dual public listing in Canada

Mergers & Acquisitions:

  • An asset management company with respect to a private company acquisition for a transaction value of approximately $15 million
  • Ferus Natural Gas Fuels in its amalgamation with Cryopeak LNG Solutions to create the largest private, vertically integrated, LNG producer and service provider in Canada
  • Eagle Plains Resources and Eagle Royalties with its spin-out transaction for a value of approximately $50 million
  • An asset management company with respect to a business acquisition for a transaction value of approximately $30 million
  • Cornerstone Capital Resources with its public merger transaction with SolGold plc for $160 million
  • Wow Lighting and Controls Inc. in its corporate reorganization of approximately $20 million of shares and assets
  • Taiga Gold in its public M&A transaction with SSR Mining for a transaction value of approximately $35 million and delisting from the stock exchange
  • An asset management company on several private M&A transactions for a combined transaction value of approximately $50 million
  • PBS Financial Systems with respect to its strategic acquisition of an automotive software company
  • Prairie View Royalty and various affiliated entities as part of a strategic corporate reorganization transaction
  • Cleango Innovations' acquisition of SoftLab9 Technologies via RTO transaction and its listing on a Canadian stock exchange
  • Plankk Technologies in its acquisition via a take-over bid of Petrofeed for approximately $3 million
  • Value Drug Mart Associates sale of assets and business to strategic buyer for approximately $30 million
  • Paramount Resources in its purchase of assets from Apache Canada for approximately $600 million and subsequent merger with Trilogy Energy
  • Trimac Transportation in its privatization transaction for approximately $60 million 
  • Energold Drilling in its acquisition of private drilling company for approximately $10 million 
  • Black Swan Energy in its acquisition of Carmel Bay Exploration for approximately $200 million 
  • Petrowest Corporation in its acquisition of three independent energy services companies for a cumulative value of approximately $50 million 
  • Represented CDC Group and Golden Oil Holdings for their combined debt and equity investments of US$50 million in Feronia 
  • Petrogas Energy in its sale of approximately 67% interest to AltaGas for approximately $900 million 
  • Brookfield Capital Partners in its privatization transaction of Insignia Energy for approximately $90 million 

Corporate Finance:

  • Fortress Insurance with its $5.3 million equity offering and strategic agreement with U.S. based Indemnity National Insurance Company
  • Fathom Nickel on its brokered private placement financing for gross proceeds of approximately $15 million
  • Enerjet, an ultra low-cost airline carrier with respect to its reorganization and private equity financing
  • RMMI Corp. with respect to its initial public offering and listing on the Canadian Stock Exchange
  • Scotia Capital and a syndicate of underwriters with respect to a $136 million equity raise by Parex Resources 
  • RBC Capital Markets and a syndicate of underwriters with respect to a cumulative equity raise of approximately $3 billion by Encana Corporation and Cenovus Energy Inc. 
  • Paramount Resources Ltd. with respect to its $350 million equity raise 
  • Petrowest Corporation with respect to several public offerings for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $100 million 
  • Heritage Oil and Heritage Oil Corporation with respect to their $395 million rights offering on the London Stock Exchange and on the TSX 
  • Sunshine Oilsands in its $580 million initial public offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and subsequent listing on the TSX


  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Privacy & Access Section
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Private Capital Markets Association of Canada 
Teaching Roles & Speaking Engagements



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