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Sarah Bird

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

A lawyer since 2005


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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
200 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada H3B 2B2
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Sarah Bird stands out as a partner with a remarkable ability to navigate complex legal terrains and craft innovative solutions that reduce business risks. Her legal practice is broad and dynamic, encompassing areas such as public-private partnerships, project development and finance, Indigenous law, and a wide array of corporate commercial law aspects. Sarah's acumen is particularly notable in managing high-stakes public-private partnership and project finance transactions, where she has represented both proponents and lenders in various stages of public infrastructure and transportation projects.

Sarah's skill set extends beyond traditional legal advice; she is adept at advising on financing or refinancing initiatives for projects and facilities within the natural resources sector. Her counsel is invaluable to lenders and resource companies alike, guiding them through the intricate landscape of commercial, regulatory, and financing matters.

The depth of Sarah's expertise is further highlighted through her involvement in significant projects across North America. Her experience includes:

  • Advising the successful proponent on the Gilcrease Expressway West Project in Oklahoma, USA.

  • Assisting a bidder with its bid submission for the Patullo Bridge Replacement Project in British Columbia.

  • Offering legal guidance to TransLink regarding the Surrey-Newton-Guildford light rail transit project, also in British Columbia.

  • Counseling a federal Crown Corporation in British Columbia on Indigenous group consultations to obtain environmental approvals for a terminal expansion project.

  • Providing strategic advice to a project proponent on acquiring an equity interest in a P3 hospital project in Saskatchewan.

  • Advising on the replacement of a service provider for another P3 hospital project in Saskatchewan.

Sarah's contributions to the field extend to mentoring and collaboration with colleagues, including working closely with Krista Peters, a practice assistant located in the same Vancouver office. Together, they navigate the complexities of infrastructure, banking and financial services, project finance, public infrastructure, Indigenous law, and energy sectors, including district, renewable, and Indigenous power. Their combined efforts in handling P3 contracts showcase a commitment to excellence and a passion for addressing and solving the legal challenges of today's dynamic world.

By synthesizing a diverse array of legal expertise and a keen understanding of business implications, Sarah Bird has carved out a niche for herself in the legal industry, offering robust solutions to some of the most pressing legal and commercial challenges. Her work not only advances her clients' interests but also contributes to the development of infrastructure and energy sectors across the region.


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