Robert J.M. Adkins, K.C., Sacha R. Paul, Sheryl A. Rosenberg, John D. Stefaniuk, K.C. and Jonathan M. Woolley Recognized as Leading Lawyers in the Lexpert Special Edition: Energy 2023


published 09/25/2023

Congratulations to TDS lawyers Robert J.M. Adkins, K.C., Sacha R. Paul, Sheryl A. Rosenberg, John D. Stefaniuk, K.C. and Jonathan M. Woolley for their recent recognition as Lexpert-ranked energy lawyers. TDS lawyers working within the energy sector provide a wide range of services, including Aboriginal law, administrative law, construction law, environmental law, natural resources law and real estate law.
Robert Adkins, K.C. a diverse business law practice, focusing on commercial real estate, real estate development, commercial leasing, municipal law, zoning, property assessment, administrative law and general commercial litigation. Over the past 20 years he has developed considerable expertise in natural resource development and Indigenous law, particularly consultation and negotiations with First Nations and Indigenous communities and groups.
Sacha R. Paul's practice is focused primarily in Aboriginal law and public/administrative law. He has experience working for resource developers, such as mining and forestry companies, in engaging with First Nations and Metis communities, particularly when it comes to future resource developments or the impacts of past developments.
Sheryl Rosenberg's practice primarily in the area of environmental law, providing clients with advice concerning environmental approvals and licensing, mining and mine rehabilitation, natural resource development, regulatory compliance, contaminated sites and litigation of environmental matters.
John Stefaniuk, K.C. engages in a broad practice with emphasis on, project and property development, environmental law, natural resources, and energy. He acts directly and as local agent for proponents , developers, and financers of power, natural resource, and property projects. He has experience in a wide range of environmental, land use and licensing processes, regulation, and government relations.
Jonathan M. Woolley's practice is focused primarily on construction law and civil litigation, acting for owners, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, and engineers in construction disputes and construction project management matters such as tendering, procurement, contract drafting and negotiation, builder liens, and delay claims.
The Lexpert Special Edition: Energy 2023 focuses on topical energy issues including mergers in the oil and gas sector and its role in a net-zero carbon transition, the renewable energy sector and Ottawa's continued regulatory push for energy transition.

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