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Bruce MacPhail Calgary Lawyer

Bruce MacPhail

Counsel Fasken
Jurisdiction Alberta, 1984
Language(s) English
Office(s) Calgary


Bruce MacPhail is a senior counsel with over 30 years’ experience, primarily with national and international law firms.

He has expertise in a broad variety of areas related to corporate and transactional practise, including public and private financings, public and private mergers and acquisitions (both friendly and hostile), proxy fights and securities registration matters.

Bruce also has significant industry experience in the power area, having being involved in development and financing of electricity assets, as well as tolling arrangements and M&A transactions involving those assets.  He has extensive experience as lead counsel responsible for financings and securities compliance by public issuers engaged primarily in power generation.

He has experience with both finance and M&A transactions involving private equity and venture capital firms.

Bruce advises capital markets participants (both Canadian and foreign) on registration and compliance requirements.

Bruce also has expertise in relation to the creation of digital marketplaces, and the registration and compliance requirements related thereto.

Client Work

  • Parkland Fuel acquires US-based fuel retailer,
  • Zomedica announces completion of public offering,
  • Zomedica announces completion of registered direct offering,
  • Acted for a vendor in multiple sales of midstream assets, including pipeline systems and LNG processing assets.,
  • Acted for an oil and gas issuer in connection with multiple public M&A acquisitions, as well as its sale transaction to another issuer.,
  • Acted for issuers in connection with initial public offerings - including a power income fund, a midstream public partnership and a mining exploration company. ,
  • Acted for a venture capital fund in connection with Series A Round investment in finance industry start-up.,
  • Acted for management in an entertainment business in connection with private equity buy-out.,
  • Acted for an agriculture investment fund in restructuring its trust and partnership ownership vehicles.,

Career & Education


  • LLB University of Alberta

Memberships & Affiliations


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