The energy sector is experiencing strong growth and our expert attorneys are fully cognizant of its legal and commercial complexities. Our team possesses a unique understanding of the public policies that regulate this market. Formerly monopolistic, the sector has since implemented competitive strategies throughout Canada and the United States, creating business opportunities for both seasoned participants and novices alike. Our firm is favourably positioned to service the needs of clients in all aspects of energy and utility matters, including the issues and opportunities presented by the restructuring of the energy sector and the different opportunities they may bring.
Our team of attorneys has a wealth of experience in matters pertaining to energy in Canada. Our attorneys possess in-depth understanding of the applicable legislation and jurisprudence, and have extensive experience in the commercial side of the energy sector, having negotiated amalgamations, mergers, alliances and partnerships.
We provide legal advice to developers, tenders, equity investors and other energy market participants, both large and small. Clients seek our counsel in negotiations with utilities and governments. We assist them in obtaining the permits and authorizations they require for small hydroelectric plants, cogeneration facilities and wind power projects. We also provide counsel in proceedings and complaints before administrative tribunals concerning rates, conditions and tolls.
Our extensive experience within the energy sector enables us to provide practical, timely and effective legal advice in this rapidly evolving practice area. Because we advise clients on a wide variety of energy issues throughout Canada and internationally, we understand the demands and needs of sector participants.
In addition to strong legal skills, our attorneys also possess broad business experience and a thorough understanding of the energy sector.
Our attorneys possess unique expertise in energy issues and have access to the full complement of the firm's resources. Of particular relevance to the energy sector is the firm's practice in the areas of corporate finance and securities, mergers and acquisitions, environmental law, tax, real estate, litigation, technology and labour law.
We pride ourselves on our proactive, practical approach, and focus on continuity of service and added value. Our expertise in energy issues enables us to anticipate problems and implement timely and creative solutions. Clients rely on our knowledge of the sector, with respect to both the regulatory climate and specific policies and laws.