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Paul Blyschak, Counsel

Paul Blyschak

Counsel Fasken
Jurisdiction Alberta, 2011 | New York, 2009 | New South Wales, 2007
Language(s) English
Office(s) Calgary


Paul’s practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and project development, cross-border transactions, and private equity. He has particular expertise and experience advising clients in the energy industry and in respect of liquified natural gas (LNG) projects.

Paul is a thought leader in these areas and publishes regularly, including in The M&A Lawyer, with the American Bar Association (ABA) and in journals such as the Alberta Law Review, the Journal of World Energy Law & Business, the McGill Law Journal, the Banking & Finance Law Review, the Journal of International Arbitration and the Virginia Law & Business Review. He also regularly presents and comments on M&A, private equity and corporate governance caselaw and related developments.

Prior to joining Fasken, Paul was a Partner at another premier international law firm in Calgary. He is called to the bar in Alberta (2011), New York State (2009, non-practicing) and New South Wales (2007, non-practicing), and has worked in England, South Africa, Japan and Australia.

Career & Education


  • LLM University of Toronto
  • JD Bond University
  • BA McGill University

Memberships & Affiliations




Speaking Engagements

Presenter “Mergers & Acquisitions”; Canadian Contract Law: Essential Updates and Practical Analysis OsgoodePD’s National Annual Symposium


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