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 National Energy Board (now Canada Energy Regulator), 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, British Columbia Environmental Assessment Oﬃce, and the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board.
Justin’s practice includes: 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 development.
Justin 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.