Provided by Matthew Ghikas
Matthew Ghikas is the past leader of Fasken’s Global Energy and Climate Group in the BC Region. He is a leading energy and regulatory litigator based in Vancouver, with particular expertise in the energy, utility and natural resources industries. Matt represents clients in proceedings before regulators in BC, Alberta and Manitoba, in litigation before the courts in British Columbia and Alberta, and in arbitrations and mediations. He has experience and qualifications in domestic and international arbitration, including being a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and being a roster arbitrator for the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR). The Canadian Transportation Agency has included Matt on its arbitrator roster for determining rail disputes and final offer arbitrations.
Matt represents a diverse range of BC and Alberta clients in utility, pipeline, transportation and insurance industries, including the largest natural gas utility in BC, both large electric utilities in BC, electric transmission companies, a LNG facility owner, a thermal energy utility, the providers of regulated universal compulsory automobile insurance in both BC and Manitoba, and a provider of regulated ferry services. Matt has also acted as counsel in railway rate hearings.