Colby Dewart

Representative Work

Bistow Group Inc. Acquisition of Cougar Helicopters

Aviation Counsel to Bistow Group Inc., a leading provider of helicopter services to the worldwide offshore energy industry, in the acquisition of an interest in Cougar Helicopters Inc. for approximately US$250 million.

WestJet Airlines Ltd./Boeing Company

Counsel to WestJet Airlines Ltd. in the negotiations to purchase 65 Boeing 737 Max Aircraft.

WestJet Airlines Ltd./Bombardier Inc.

Counsel to WestJet Airlines Ltd. in the negotiations to purchase 45 Bombardier Q400 Aircraft.

WestJet Airlines Ltd./Export-Import Bank of the United States

Counsel to WestJet Airlines Ltd. in the Export Import Bank of the United States guaranteed financing of 55 Boeing 737 Aircraft.

WestJet Airlines Ltd. Leased Aircraft

Counsel to WestJet Airlines Ltd. in negotiations with various North American and International lessors to lease 40+ Boeing Aircraft.

WestJet Airlines Ltd./Export Development Canada

Counsel to WestJet Airlines Ltd. in the financing of 45 Bombardier Q400 Aircraft.

Royal Bank of Canada (Leasing Division)

Counsel to Royal Bank of Canada with respect to the leasing of 25+ aircraft.

Royal Bank of Canada (Lending Division)

Counsel to Royal Bank of Canada with respect to the financing of 25+ aircraft.

Sunwest Aviation Ltd.

Counsel to Sunwest Aviation Ltd. in the acquisition of a Canadian aircraft charter and management company.

Aviation Management Companies

Counsel to various Canadian aircraft management companies with respect to the acquisition and disposition of 50+ aircraft.

Corporate Aircraft

Counsel to multiple corporations, including major oil and gas companies, with respect to the acquisition, disposition and/or lease of 50+ aircraft.

Avmax Group Inc.

Counsel to Avmax Group Inc. with respect to a corporate reorganization and significant investment by third party.

Export Development Canada

Counsel to Export Development Canada with respect to the aircraft fleet financing of Avmax Group Inc.

Aviation Leasing Companies

Special Aviation Counsel to various North American and International aviation leasing companies with respect to leasing of foreign owned aircraft to Canadian operators.