Senior land personnel with a minimum 10 years experience drafting and interpreting contracts as a part of their daily job requirements.
The principles of drafting and interpreting contracts that have evolved in case law over the years will be presented. In addition to reviewing case studies, the instructor will discuss the essential concepts in drafting and suggestions for improving essential parts of agreements.
Ky's practice focuses primarily on natural resources and infrastructure with a specific focus on commercial transactions and project development. He works extensively on both international and domestic matters in the upstream and midstream energy sector as well as in the agriculture, petrochemical, technology, electricity and mining sectors.
His experience includes working on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, commodities trading and energy derivatives agreements, corporate reorganizations and energy infrastructure development and operational agreements.
In 2015 and part of 2016, Ky was seconded to the Firm's offices in the Kingdoms of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. During that time, he acted for Canadian companies with investments in the Middle East as well as some of the largest enterprises based in the region.
Prior to joining Blakes, Ky obtained industry experience working in the legal department of a large
Canadian-based international oil and gas company.