- University of Alberta, LL.B., Distinction
- University of Alberta, B.Comm., Distinction
Paula is a Partner in Osler’s Corporate Department specializing in energy and construction law and is Co-Chair of the firm’s Construction and Infrastructure practice group. Paula’s practice focuses on the construction, development, acquisition and divestiture of energy and infrastructure projects in Canada and abroad. She has experience in oil, gas, oilsands, LNG and power transactions and project development and engineering, procurement and construction matters, including negotiating and drafting asset and share purchase and sale agreements, joint venture agreements, partnership agreements, joint operating agreements, processing, transportation, storage and marketing agreements, commodity purchase and sale agreements, construction, ownership and operation agreements, engineering, procurement and construction contracts and service related agreements.
Paula’s practice is complemented by experience as legal counsel to the chemicals and petroleum business unit of one of the largest publicly traded engineering companies in the world where she was responsible for advising on a broad range of business and legal issues and representing the company in the bidding, award and execution phases of its domestic and international projects.