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Bryce Kustra

Bryce Kustra

Associate, Real Estate


Contact Information

bkustra@osler.com

tel: 403.260.7032 (Calgary Office)
tel: 604.692.2711 (Vancouver Office)

Office

Calgary, Vancouver

Bar Admission

Alberta, 2012

British Columbia, 2019

Education
  • University of Toronto, J.D.
  • University of Toronto, M.A.
  • University of Alberta, B.A. (Honours, First Class Standing)
Language(s)
English

Bryce is a commercial real estate lawyer in Calgary, with a particular expertise in infrastructure land law, including pipeline land rights and telecommunications facilities.  In 2015-2016, Bryce completed a twelve-month, full-time secondment to the in-house legal department of a major international pipeline company, where he practiced Land Law and gained valuable perspective on providing effective service to in-house legal counsel. Throughout his practice Bryce attempts to provide solution-oriented legal advice.

Prior to joining the real estate practice group, Bryce was a member of Osler’s corporate and securities group, where has was involved in a variety of transactions including mergers and acquisitions of both public and private companies, and initial public offerings.

Bryce articled with the firm’s Calgary office in 2011-2012 and joined as an associate in 2012. Bryce completed his Juris Doctor at the University of Toronto. Prior to attending law school he earned a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Toronto, and an Honours Bachelor of Arts (First Class Standing) in Economics from the University of Alberta.

  • Clio

    Clio in its record-setting US$250 million Series D equity financing from TCV and JMI

  • Morgan Stanley

    Morgan Stanley in its proposed acquisition of Solium Capital for $1.1 billion

  • innogy SE

    innogy SE in its decision to construct two solar projects in Canada

  • Delphi Energy Corp.

    Delphi Energy Corp. in its sale of common shares and offering of senior secured notes for approximately $65.3 million

  • KPMG Inc.

    KPMG Inc. in connection with the receivership of Half Moon Lake Resort Ltd. and Armac Investments Ltd.

    • Land and pipeline rights of way due diligence for the syndicate of underwriters co-led by Scotia Capital Inc. CIBC World Markets Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc. and TD Securities Inc. in the $300 million public offering of preferred shares of Kinder Morgan Canada Limited
    • Tervita Corporation in its $3.5 billion recapitalization transaction under the Canada Business Corporations Act
    • The Carlyle Group with regard to Canadian aspects of its acquisition of Arctic Glacier Group Holdings, Inc. from H.I.G. Capital
    • Northern Blizzard Resources in its $500 million initial public offering and secondary offering
    • Trident Resources Corp. in connection with various bank financings
    • Angle Energy Inc. in its proposed $576 million acquisition by Bellatrix Exploration Ltd
    • Counsel to the underwriters for Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited’s $250 million initial public offering
    • URS Corporation in its $1.5 billion acquisition of Flint Energy Services Ltd
    • Numerous renewable energy clients in respect of site control and land law matters during rounds 1, 2 and 3 of the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) procurement competitions for renewable energy projects. During round 1, Mr. Kustra represented approximately 30% of the projects that qualified for the competition
    • Numerous solar energy clients in respect of site control and land law matters during the Alberta Infrastructure procurement for solar energy projects
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  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Calgary Bar Association

  • Presenter, Alberta Expropriation Conference, Banff – November 2016, “National Energy Board Land Acquisition Process