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Energy, Environmental & Regulatory
LAW SCHOOL: Dalhousie
BAR ADMISSIONS: Alberta (1992)
Gavin practices in the areas of environmental and energy regulatory law. He regularly represents clients before administrative tribunals such as the Alberta Energy Regulator (formerly the Energy Resources Conservation Board and the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board), the Alberta Utilities Commission, the National Energy Board, the Alberta Environmental Appeals Board, and the Surface Rights Board and the Land Compensation Board.
Gavin has extensive experience acting in environmental approval and energy permitting processes for oil and gas facilities (wells, pipelines, processing plants), mining projects and electric power facilities (power plants, transmission lines and hydroelectric projects) both provincially and federally under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act.
Gavin also has expertise in Aboriginal law and issues, including the duty to consult and land claims; as well as in the areas of expropriation and surface rights.
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Gavin regularly offers preeminent legal opinions on environmental and regulatory issues via the McLennan Ross Assessing the Impact: Environmental and Resources Law Blog.
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