Clara practices primarily in the area of energy and regulatory law with a focus on public utility regulation and administrative law. She advises private sector, public sector and government clients on a broad range of matters before regulatory boards and the courts including, market rules and compliance, rate design, regulatory requirements and facilities applications.
Clara has appeared as counsel before administrative tribunals in BC, Alberta and the Northwest Territories and regularly assists clients in proceedings before the British Columbia Utilities Commission and Alberta Utilities Commission. Clara also acts for clients with respect to matters before the BC Oil and Gas Commission and Canada Energy Regulator (formerly National Energy Board).
Clara has appeared at all levels of the Alberta court, including numerous matters before the Alberta and BC Court of Appeal. Clara has trial experience and participated as counsel at a Coroner's Inquest in the Northwest Territories.