Stephanie Stimpson manages a diverse corporate and transactional practice, working with oil and gas companies in Canada and internationally. She advises on all aspects of their business, including board and governance matters, securities and regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, corporate structuring, labour matters and commercial arrangements.
Stephanie is actively involved in all stages of her clients’ transactions, from strategic discussions to completion of deals. Her involvement often includes coordinating the roles of a large team of lawyers and advisers in many jurisdictions and managing the government and partner approval processes. At the board level, she advises on best practices for governance, fiduciary duties, disclosure, compliance, corporate ethics and social responsibility, anti-corruption and other legal matters. Stephanie often acts in the role of in-house counsel and as corporate secretary for international oil and gas companies.
Stephanie’s transactional experience extends beyond Canada to the United States, the Middle East, Turkey, Argentina, Africa, China, Colombia, Ireland, the Netherlands and other jurisdictions. She was recently lead counsel on several going-public transactions and related financings for oil and gas companies with international assets. Stephanie has represented clients on various domestic and international acquisitions, joint ventures and contractor arrangements.