Our experience in advising developers, utility companies, governments, commercial and institutional lenders, export credit agencies, contractors and regulators means our lawyers can offer clients a fully rounded perspective and a wealth of legal knowledge in this sector.
We have also built a specialization in areas particular to the hydropower industry and have a long history of acting on large- and small-scale hydroelectric power projects. Our highly skilled and knowledgeable energy team is well equipped to advise on all hydroelectric developments irrespective of size, value and complexity.
Our areas of work include
- Access entitlement, including water sharing plans, rights and obligations of water access licenses
- Contracts, including standard-form customer contracts and complex commercial contracts
- Delivery rights, including contractual and policy changes
- Environmental law, including contamination, remediation and incident management
- Litigation and disputes
- Water infrastructure, including planning and delivery, governance mechanisms, licensing, approval requirements and compliance
- Chambers Canada, Nationwide: Energy: Power, Chambers and Partners, 2023
- Chambers Global, Canada: Energy: Power, Chambers and Partners, 2022
- Legal 500 Canada, Energy and Natural Resources: Power, The Legal 500, 2023