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Global Canada Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory)

The Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory) rankings table below has been designed to provide the most in-depth insights and reviews of the top ranked lawyers and law firms. The firms included in our rankings have been recommended by in-house counsel, other third-party experts and private practice lawyers. Our comprehensive research ensures you have all the information needed when looking to purchase legal services across Canada.

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Senior Statespeople
  1. Randall W Block KC
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    Randall W Block KC
    Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
    Borden Ladner Gervais LLP | Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory)
    2024 | Senior Statespeople | 18 Years Ranked
    Randall Block KC maintains a highly respected litigation practice, which sees him act on regulatory matters within the oil and gas space. Based in Calgary, he frequently represents major energy clients before the Canada Energy Regulator in proceedings and disputes relating to construction, supply and environmental damages.
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    Shawn Denstedt KC
    Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
    Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP | Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory)
    2024 | Senior Statespeople | 18 Years Ranked
    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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Band 1
  1. Don Davies KC
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    Don Davies KC
    Norton Rose Fulbright
    Norton Rose Fulbright | Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory)
    2024 | Band 1 | 24 Years Ranked
    Don Davies KC maintains his position as a premier regulatory specialist in the Canadian oil and gas market. Based in Calgary, his practice includes representing clients in applications to regulators at federal and provincial levels.
  2. Bernard Roth
    Dentons Canada LLP | Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory)
    2024 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Dennis Langen
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    Dennis Langen
    Stikeman Elliott LLP
    Stikeman Elliott LLP | Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory)
    2024 | Band 2 | 4 Years Ranked
    Highlighted for his background in engineering, Dennis Langen leads the firm's regulatory team out of Calgary. He routinely appears before regulators on oil and gas proceedings at the provincial and federal levels.
  2. Lars H Olthafer
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    Lars H Olthafer
    Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
    Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP | Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory)
    2024 | Band 2 | 13 Years Ranked
    Lars Olthafer represents clients before energy regulators, demonstrating particular strength in land law matters arising from pipeline and project development. Utilising his background in engineering, the Calgary-based lawyer ably advises on a wide range of regulatory mandates arising from the oil and gas sector, including environmental compliance and First Nations consultation.
  3. Martin Ignasiak
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    Martin Ignasiak
    Bennett Jones LLP
    Bennett Jones LLP | Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory)
    2024 | Band 2 | 6 Years Ranked
    Calgary-based Martin Ignasiak has significant expertise advising oil and gas clients on regulatory matters relating to pipelines and oil sands projects, offering additional strength in environmental and Aboriginal law.
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    Sander Duncanson
    Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
    Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP | Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory)
    2024 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Calgary-based Sander Duncanson is noted for his robust oil and gas regulation practice, representing oil and gas clients before national and provincial regulators in facilities applications and environmental assessments.
  5. Terri-Lee Oleniuk
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    Terri-Lee Oleniuk
    Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
    Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP | Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory)
    2024 | Band 2 | 4 Years Ranked
    Terri-Lee Oleniuk is typically sought out for her regulatory expertise. Her environmental practice is complemented by a knowledge of energy regulation and Aboriginal law.
  6. Laura Estep
    Dentons Canada LLP | Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory)
    2024 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Alan Ross KC
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    Alan Ross KC
    Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
    Borden Ladner Gervais LLP | Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory)
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Alan Ross KC is well regarded for his representation across provincial and federal regulatory mandates. He is particularly well versed in handling issues in the midstream sector and those pertaining to natural gas. He serves as the regional managing partner of the firm's Calgary office.
  2. Brad Gilmour
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    Brad Gilmour
    Bennett Jones LLP
    Bennett Jones LLP | Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory)
    2024 | Band 3 | 13 Years Ranked
    Based in Calgary, Brad Gilmour is well known for his experience in the environmental space, having guided a number of clients through investigations and site remediations.
  3. Jeremy Barretto
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    Jeremy Barretto
    Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
    Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP | Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory)
    2024 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Jeremy Barretto is an increasingly prominent lawyer based in Calgary. He demonstrates significant capabilities in acting for clients in the energy, oil and gas and mining sectors on their negotiations and agreements with Indigenous communities. He also has notable strength in advising clients on environmental assessments.
  4. Katie Slipp
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    Katie Slipp
    Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
    Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP | Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory)
    2024 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    "Katie has the perfect mix of sophistication and practicality for our files. Complex and sensitive matters are handled with care and with awareness of budget constraints."