DLA Piper (Canada) LLP is pleased to welcome Eamon Hurley to the firm’s Calgary office as Counsel in the Corporate Group.
Eamon has been involved in the energy business for the last 20 years as both a legal and financial advisor. Eamon’s current energy clients include public and private oil and gas exploration and production companies, both domestic and international, and companies providing drilling and gas conservation services in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin and the United States. Eamon also advises clients in relation to general corporate matters and governance.
For almost 8 years Eamon was the General Counsel for a Calgary-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of a US independent producer, that had production from Ontario to British Columbia and operated multiple gas storage facilities. During such tenure, he was also the corporate secretary for the Thailand and Indonesia holding companies of the US parent company. Eamon’s experience also includes having been a managing director of an independent investment dealer in their energy group. Eamon has worked in a boutique oil and gas transactional law firm and articled and was an associate at the law firm, Bennett Jones, in Calgary, Alberta.
Eamon was a founder and general counsel of two private Indonesian exploration companies affording him exposure to SE Asian operators and capital providers, including Goldman Sachs (Hong Kong) and Temasek Holdings of Singapore.
As legal counsel and financial advisor, Eamon has been involved with over $26B of domestic and international M&A work, over $500mm of A&D transactions and approximately $2B of credit facilitation. He currently serves on the investment committee of a diversified Western Canadian private equity fund.
Eamon also has extensive connections in the community through his interest in politics and athletics. He is a Past President of the Calgary Bar Association, was a founder of the Fuel for School Breakfast Foundation, has been a fundraiser for the Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter and has volunteered as a Special Olympics coach. Eamon is a member of the Long Term Planning Committee at Earl Grey Golf Club.
The addition of Eamon to our Corporate Group reinforces the firm’s steadfast focus in providing our clients with the top-tier legal advice associated with a full-service global law firm.