Rachel V. Hutton is a partner in Stikeman Elliott’s Commercial Real Estate Group and Project Development Group. Her practice includes all aspects of real estate and capital project dispositions, acquisitions, financing and development. She is frequently involved in joint venture, M&A and other corporate transactions, bringing expertise in permitting and approvals, First Nations benefit agreements and the allocation of environmental risk. Rachel has acted for municipalities, clients in the energy and resource sector, pension funds and developers in the purchase and sale of major industrial, commercial, single and multi-asset properties, on both a share and asset basis. Her practice is focused on energy and other capital projects, acting for developers and asset managers in all facets of project development: land assembly, environmental risk, permitting and environmental assessment, construction contracts, access agreements and project finance. She has advised on the environmental and regulatory aspects of multiple development projects throughout Western Canada, including run-of-river, wind, mining, forestry and other renewable projects as well as projects that involve issues with neighbouring stakeholders, port lands, rail infrastructure and local residential communities.
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