Julie D'Avignon

Julie D'Avignon Partner

Julie D'Avignon


  • University of Victoria (LL.B. 2005)
  • University of Manitoba (B.A. with distinction, 2002)

Bar Admission

  • Alberta, 2007
  • British Columbia, 2006
Representative Work
  • AltaGas Ltd. in the acquisition of a 50% ownership interest in certain existing and future natural gas processing plants in the Aitken Creek area from Black Swan Energy Ltd., and related joint venture processing, transportation and marketing agreements, that also includes new AltaGas liquids handling infrastructure, for a total capital investment by AltaGas of approximately C$230M.
  • Waterous Energy Fund in the formation of its initial US$1.03B fund.
  • Baytex Energy Corp. in its all-stock acquisition of Raging River Exploration Inc. to create a combined organization with an enterprise value of approximately C$5B.
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  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2018 as a leading lawyer to watch in Corporate Tax.
  • Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40, 2018.
  • Lexpert Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada as a "Lawyer to Watch", June 2017.
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Speaking Engagements
  • “Predictions for the General Anti-Avoidance Rule: The Next 30 Years”, Canadian Tax Foundation, Toronto, March 2019.

  • “Private Equity Investments in The International Oil And Gas Sector: A Comparative Analysis Of U.S., U.K. And Norwegian Practices”, American Bar Association Business Law Section, Austin, September 2018.
  • “GAAR: Updating the Scoreboard”, Canadian Petroleum Tax Society, Calgary, April 2018.
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