Principles of Contract Drafting and Interpretation (afternoon)


  • November 27, 2018 from 1:00pm to 4:30pm


Senior land personnel with a minimum 10 years experience drafting and interpreting contracts as a part of their daily job requirements.


The principles of drafting and interpreting contracts that have evolved in case law over the years will be presented. In addition to reviewing case studies, the instructor will discuss the essential concepts in drafting and suggestions for improving essential parts of agreements.

Registration Fee includes beverages and snacks.

Instructor(s) are being provided by: Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Christine Yick:

Christine's practice focuses primarily on mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures within the oil and gas and renewable energy industries. She has been involved in a broad range of transactions for private and public entities, including domestic and cross boarder M&A transactions, share and asset purchase and sale transactions, joint ventures, pipeline and midstream facility development and commercial arrangements and corporate reorganizations.

Christine has significant experience advising clients with general corporate and commercial matters, all aspects of conventional and unconventional oil and gas matters, including liquefied natural gas, pipeline and other midstream project matters, including storage and crude by rail terminals, share and asset purchase and sale transactions and due diligence matters.

Christine has a strong working knowledge of French, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Kevin Kerr:

Kevin's practice primarily focuses on corporate/commercial matters pertaining to the energy sector, including conventional oil & gas, oil sands, royalties, renewable energy and retail. Kevin regularly advises clients on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures of energy companies and assets, structuring of joint venture arrangements, cross-boarder transactions and negotiating agreements with respect to upstream, midstream and downstream energy projects, energy services and private equity investments.

CAPL Credits: 3 Credits
AAPL Credits: 3 Credits
Fee: CAPL Member $150 plus GST
  Non-Member $200 plus GST
This course has been Cancelled.