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Dentons adds finance and construction partner

Wednesday, April 04, 2018 @ 12:43 PM | By Carolyn Gruske

Jana Mansour has joined Dentons’ Vancouver office as a partner in the firm’s construction, infrastructure and public-private-partnership group and its project finance group.

Jana Mansour

Jana Mansour, Dentons

Originally from Montreal, Mansour is bilingual in English and French. For nearly 20 years, he has worked in New York, handling construction, infrastructure and energy projects for local and global clients. Mansour has experience negotiating sophisticated project agreements, including multiphased engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts, operation and maintenance agreements and long-term service agreements.

Internationally, he has dealt with assets including wind and solar farms in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, gas-fired power plants and pipelines in the U.S. and Mexico, a biofuel power plant in Hawaii, a solar silicon manufacturing facility in Iceland, a large silver and zinc mine in Bolivia, a high-speed rail concession in Brazil, rolling stock for New York City’s subway and Rome’s Metro, LNG port terminals in Texas, Mexico and Papua New Guinea and nuclear power plants in Texas and Finland.

Mansour is also experienced in project financing and project M&A transactions.

He is a member of the bar in Quebec, New York and England and Wales, and is pending receipt of his bar call in British Columbia.

“We are delighted to have Jana join our team at Dentons,” said John Sandrelli, managing partner of Dentons’ Vancouver office.

“Jana’s practice covers a broad scope of matters, with particular cross-border experience in infrastructure and construction, which uniquely positions him to support our colleagues and clients in relatively focused sectors. We are excited to leverage his wealth of knowledge that will enhance our accomplished groups.”