Justin’s practice specializes in environmental, regulatory and Aboriginal law issues for natural resource development projects. Justin has appeared before the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, Alberta Court of Appeal, the Alberta Environmental Appeals Board, the Canada Energy Regulator (formerly the National Energy Board), the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board, and a Federal-Provincial Joint Review Panel.
Justin also has experience with matters before the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as the Alberta Energy Regulator, Alberta Utilities Commission and the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Oﬃce.
Justin’s practice focuses on: oil and gas pipelines; oil sands mine and in-situ projects; coal, precious metal mineral and other ore mines; oﬀshore resource development; federally-regulated rail; environmental liability for contaminated lands; and renewables.
Justin also regularly advises clients on environmental, regulatory and Aboriginal matters associated with the acquisition and disposition of shares and assets. In addition, Justin also advises clients on their obligations to Aboriginal groups and regularly negotiates agreements with Aboriginal groups on behalf of his clients.