Richard King practises energy, Aboriginal and environmental law. Richard’s Aboriginal law practice focuses on consultation and accommodation of Aboriginal groups regarding large natural resource projects (primarily in the energy and mining sectors). He assists clients with advice on the duty to consult, the preparation of Aboriginal consultation policies and reports, and negotiating and developing impact benefit agreements.
He has been extensively involved in the Ontario energy sector for many years and advises clients on commercial and regulatory matters related to power project development, power trading and utility regulation. He also advises clients on power transmission and generation projects in Ontario and regularly appears on behalf of clients before the Ontario Energy Board and the National Energy Board in project approval and rate regulation matters.
Richard’s environmental practice focuses on the environmental aspects of major infrastructure projects, as well as toxic substance regulation and product stewardship matters. Richard is a former adjunct professor of Environmental Law at Western University.