Matthew (Matt) Ghikas is a partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group of Fasken Martineau LLP. He is a highly ranked lawyer and an expert in the energy and natural resources industries. Matt represents clients in administrative proceedings, litigation before the courts in BC and Alberta, and in arbitrations and mediations. Matt appears before regulatory tribunals such as the British Columbia Utilities Commission and the Alberta Utilities Commission on a frequent basis on behalf of regulated clients.
Matt's clients in regulatory matters include the largest natural gas utility in British Columbia serving approximately 950,000 customers, a large electric distribution utility, a LNG facility owner, electric transmission companies in British Columbia and Alberta, provincially-regulated and NEB-regulated pipeline owners, a thermal energy utility, the sole provider of regulated universal compulsory automobile insurance in British Columbia, and a provider of regulated ferry services.