What the team is known for
Bennett Jones stands out for its strength in the power market in Alberta, as well as in British Columbia, where the firm advises on significant commercial projects. The power and renewables group also assists with compliance and other regulatory matters in connection with a range of energy projects. The firm's clients include domestic and international electricity producers, suppliers, municipalities and transmission developers. The team offers additional expertise in renewable energy and construction, as well as advising on divestitures and acquisitions of energy assets.
Sources highlight the team's "diversity of expertise," further observing the practice "works well to address any questions in a timely and coordinated way."
"The team is extremely responsive, reliable and knowledgeable," said one client, adding: "Their knowledge of our industry is always current, and they remain flexible in their approach and tactics."
A Bennett Jones team led by David Macaulay represented ATCO Electric Yukon and the Yukon Energy Company in developing long-term agreements for the purchase of electricity from proponents under the provincial government's IPP policy.
provides significant expertise in power project development and M&A, with notable activity over a range of renewable energy projects in Calgary and across the country. He heads the firm's power and renewable energy group. "David Macaulay is a consummate professional who is able to interact with high interpersonal skills." "His knowledge of the power industry is quite incredible."
has a long-standing reputation for his representation of clients across Western Canada before both provincial and federal regulators. Operating out of the firm's Calgary office, he acts on a wide range of regulatory matters impacting the electricity and natural resources sectors.