Justin Sherman

Justin Sherman

Partner, Corporate

Contact Information


tel: 403.260.7008



Bar Admission

Alberta (2011)


  • University of Alberta, LL.B (with Distinction)
  • University of Calgary, B.Comm (with Distinction)



Justin is a partner in Osler’s Corporate Group. His practice is focused on merger and acquisitions, securities and general corporate matters. He has experience acting for underwriters and issuers in domestic and cross-border debt and equity offerings, including initial public offerings, shelf and short form prospectus offerings and private placements. Justin has advised clients on merger and acquisition transactions, including plans of arrangement, hostile take-over bids and share and asset acquisitions. He has also acted on private equity transactions and complex CBCA recapitalizations. 

In addition to his transactional experience, Justin regularly advises clients on corporate governance matters and continuous disclosure obligations, with particular expertise advising energy companies in these areas.

  • Canadian Pacific Railway Company

    The Underwriters in Canadian Pacific Railway Company’s US$8.45 billion note offering

  • The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company

    Manulife Financial in the sale of its subsidiary NAL Resources Limited to Whitecap Resources Inc.

  • Golder Associates Corporation

    Golder Associates Corporation in its $1.5 billion acquisition by WSP

  • Husky Energy Inc.

    Husky Energy Inc. in its $23.6 billion agreement with Cenovus Energy Inc. to create a new integrated energy leader

  • Canadian Pacific Railway’s US$500 million offering

    The Underwriters in Canadian Pacific Railway’s US$500 million offering

  • Canadian Pacific Railway

    The syndicate of agents in Canadian Pacific Railway’s $300 million Canadian offering

  • SemCAMS Midstream ULC

    SemCAMS Midstream in its $1.3 billion agreement with Keyera to build Canadian Liquids Pipeline System

  • Husky Energy

    Husky Energy in its US$750 million offering of senior unsecured notes

  • Canadian Pacific Railway

    The Underwriters in Canadian Pacific Railway Company’s $400 million debt offering

  • Quad-C Management

    Quad-C Management on its investment in S.i. Systems

  • SemCAMS

    SemGroup in its $1.8 billion joint venture with KKR including acquisition of Meritage Midstream from Riverstone

  • Husky Energy Inc.

    Husky Energy Inc. in its proposed acquisition of MEG Energy Corp. for $6.4 billion

  • Aspenleaf Energy Limited

    Aspenleaf Energy Limited in its acquisition of NEP Canada ULC

  • Pure Technologies Ltd.

    The Special Committee of Pure Technologies Ltd. in its acquisition by Xylem Inc. for $509 million

  • Delphi Energy Corp.

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

  • Tervita Corporation

    Tervita Corporation completes $3.5 billion recapitalization transaction under the Canada Business Corporations Act

    • Trilantic Capital Partners with regard to Canadian aspects on its investment in a Canadian services business.
    • Canadian Oil Sands in its response to Suncor Energy Inc.’s unsolicited takeover bid valued at $6.6 billion.
    • Canadian Natural Resources Limited on its sale of royalty properties to PrairieSky Royalty Ltd.
    • CanElson Drilling in its $500 million merger with Trinidad Drilling.
    • Aspenleaf Energy Limited in its acquisition of Arcan Resources Ltd.
    • Aspenleaf Energy Limited in its equity line financing by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and ARC Financial Corp.
    • Canadian Counsel to Credit Suisse and other Initial Purchaser’s in Canbrium Energy’s US$250 million note offering.
    • MGM Energy in its arrangement with Paramount Resources.
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  • Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business: Recognized in Corporate/Commercial (Alberta)

  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Calgary Bar Association