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About MaryJane

MaryJane's practice focuses primarily on assisting clients with general corporate and commercial energy matters. Her experience includes working on mergers and acquisitions, commodities trading and energy derivatives agreements, gas marketing agreements, retail agreements, carbon offset trading, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations and energy infrastructure development, as well as operational and services agreements.

As an articling student, MaryJane spent three months on secondment working in the legal group at a leading Canadian energy infrastructure company, researching and advising on upstream/downstream and regulatory matters.

Prior to joining Blakes, MaryJane practised as an associate with a government parastatal under the Nigerian Presidency. Her work included providing advice on complex multi-party contracts on procurement and software licenses with consortiums spanning across the USA, Islamabad, the United Kingdom, Germany and France. She has since worked with various boards and tribunals for a prominent organization in Calgary, providing advice to board members on planning and bylaw related issues. She also functioned as a FOIP program administrator for the organization, providing initial advice and guidance on privacy matters, and implementing preventative recommendations as a result of privacy breaches.

Professional Activities

MaryJane is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and the Calgary Bar Association. She also provides pro bono legal services through Pro Bono Law Alberta.


Admitted to the Alberta Bar – 2023
Admitted to the Nigeria Bar – 2011
LLB, University of Benin, Nigeria – 2010  

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