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Brendan Sawatsky Calgary Lawyer

Brendan Sawatsky

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Alberta, 2014
Language(s) English
Office(s) Calgary


Brendan’s practice is focused on mergers, acquisitions and project development. Clients value Brendan for his experience acting for public and private companies on a broad range of complex transactions and commercial arrangements.

Frequently acting on domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions, including share and asset purchases and sales, Brendan also advises on joint ventures, partnerships, project development and commercial arrangements and corporate reorganizations. With a primary focus on the energy, infrastructure and construction sectors, Brendan advises across a broad range of industries on general corporate and commercial matters. Brendan has also worked with clients to establish business relationships, joint ventures and partnerships with Indigenous-owned entities.

Leveraging his work with an international engineering, procurement, construction and management company prior to practicing law, clients benefit from Brendan’s understanding of the strategy, logistics and governance considerations inherent to large-scale energy and infrastructure projects.


  • Recognized as Ones to Watch in Corporate Law, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022

Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • JD University of Alberta
  • MSc, Engineering University of Clemson
  • BA University of Calgary

Community involvement

  • Volunteer Calgary Legal Guidance
  • Board Of Directors Calgary Ski Club
  • Volunteer Pro Bono Law Alberta Queen's Bench Amicus Program

Memberships & Affiliations



Speaking Engagements

Panelist Material Adverse Change Clauses and the Impact of COVID-19 Canadian Bar Association - Business Law South (Alberta) Section location location Calgary, AB


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