Fergus McDonnell is a business lawyer in Fasken’s Vancouver office with a focus on infrastructure projects and construction.
Fergus advises project owners, developers and contractors through the life-cycle of capital projects, commencing with project structure, procurement, contract development and negotiation through to project execution and close-out. He frequently works closely with owners and their project teams to develop major infrastructure projects and assists them with unexpected events and claims during the construction phase of projects. Fergus’ practice also includes advice with respect to the structuring and related agreements for public private partnerships, service delivery agreements, consulting agreements, operational procurement, environmental matters and other commercial matters.
Fergus also advises clients with respect to insolvency and restructuring processes, particularly in relation to projects that require restructuring or completion within formal insolvency proceedings. Fergus has acted for debtors, creditors, trustees, receivers and monitors related to restructurings, receiverships and bankruptcies.
Fergus acts for clients in a range of industries including mining, energy and natural resources, marine and rail transportation infrastructure, real estate development and hospitals, schools and other public infrastructure.