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Environment
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Provided by Shawn Denstedt KC

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University of Western Ontario,LL.B.

Wilfrid Laurier University,B.A.

Practice Areas

Shawn is the Vice Chair of Western Canada. His practice is comprised of energy, mining, environmental, regulatory and aboriginal law matters. Shawn advises companies in a variety of industries, primarily the Natural Resource industry. He has been engaged in a number of international assignments. Shawn has advised Canada’s largest energy industry associations in respect of regulatory reform for energy project development. Shawn has appeared in major regulatory proceedings before the: Alberta Energy Regulator (Energy Resources Conservation Board); Alberta Utilities Commission; National Energy Board; Federal Environmental Assessment Joint Review Panels; Ontario Energy Board; Alberta Environmental Appeal Board and various other appeal boards. He has successfully represented clients in the development of multi-billion dollar projects including pipeline projects, oil sands projects, shale gas projects, LNG projects, hydro-electric projects, offshore developments, and mining projects. He has also advised clients on their obligations to aboriginal groups and negotiated resource development and IBA’s with Aboriginal groups on behalf of resource developers.

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Alberta

Law Society of Ontario

Canadian Bar Association

Publications

Shawn has published numerous articles and lectures extensively on environmental assessment and regulatory proceedings, aboriginal rights, public consultation and risk communication.

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Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory) - Nationwide - Canada
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Senior Statespeople

Calgary-based regulatory lawyer Shawn Denstedt KC frequently acts on major transportation and facilities development mandates in the oil and gas industry, as well as advising on related First Nations matters. Vice-chair of the firm's Western Canadian group, his experience includes representing clients before both provincial and federal regulators.
"Shawn is extremely practical and client-focused."


Environment - Nationwide - Canada
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Senior Statespeople

Operating out of Calgary, Shawn Denstedt KC is vice-chair of the firm's Western Canada practice. He is an accomplished environmental lawyer who is well versed in regulatory issues arising in the energy and natural resources industries, and regularly advises on permitting issues.

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