Jeff is a litigation partner in the Vancouver office, with a practice focused on energy and regulated utilities. He appears regularly before administrative tribunals such as the Alberta and BC Utilities Commissions. He also acts for clients in the insurance, manufacturing and retail sectors at all levels of court, in arbitrations and in mediations.
Jeff was the head of the Litigation Group at Lawson Lundell in 2012-2013.
Experience — Counsel to an electric utility before the BC Utilities Commission on facility approval, revenue requirements, wholesale transmission services, cost of service, and rate design applications, including conservation and time-of-use rates
Counsel to parties before the Alberta Utilities Commission regarding challenges to rules of the independent system operator
Counsel to developers and property owners on regulatory implications of district energy systems
Counsel to US financiers on regulatory proceedings related to acquisitions of BC utilities
Counsel to consumer groups in utility rate proceedings
Counsel to a power marketing company in proceedings before the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (now the Alberta Utilities Commission)
Counsel to a potential purchaser of a water utility on the exclusivity of the utility’s franchise
Counsel to utility appellants at the Federal Court on a metering approval decision made by Measurement Canada
Counsel to clients before the National Energy Board and Federal Court on electricity export matters
Counsel to a party negotiating its participation in a regional transmission organization (RTO)
Counsel to a utility services company considering entering the Canadian sub-metering market
Counsel to a Canadian railway company in a rate dispute before the Canadian Transportation Agency