Niall Fink

Niall is an associate in the Disputes Group of our Calgary office. His practice focuses on matters involving administrative law, regulatory prosecutions and compliance issues, electricity regulation, contaminated sites litigation, Aboriginal law, Indigenous law and environmental impact assessments. He has experience in proceedings at the Alberta Court of Appeal, Alberta Court of Justice, Alberta Utilities Commission, Environmental Appeals Board, Alberta Energy Regulator, Federal Court, Canadian Energy Regulator, and British Columbia Energy Regulator. Before law, Niall lived and worked in remote northern communities as a wilderness guide, writer, editor, and teacher.

Latest Insights

  • Osler Update May 2, 2024

    Amendments to Impact Assessment Act released – triage or major surgery?

    The Canadian federal government has released draft amendments to the Impact Assessment Act responding to the October 2023 constitutional reference.

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    Amendments to Impact Assessment Act released – triage or major surgery?

Speaking and Writing

Speaking Engagements

Jasper Research Seminar 2024
Speaker, Evolution of Federal Environmental Impact Legislation in Canada, June 14, 2024 (with Brad Gilmour)



  • University of Calgary, J.D.
  • University of Alberta, M.A., English Language and Literature


  • English

Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Calgary Bar Association