Matt's practice focuses on energy regulation, as well as environmental and Indigenous law issues. He acts for oil and gas producers, pipeline and midstream companies, mining companies, and electrical transmission, distribution and generation companies, including in the thermal, solar and wind sectors. He assists with obtaining regulatory approvals to develop major projects, regulatory proceedings necessary for commercial transactions, compliance proceedings, regulatory system design proceedings, and land rights acquisition and compensation proceedings.
Matt's experience includes drafting and coordinating regulatory applications and motions, preparing written evidence and argument in regulatory proceedings, providing regulatory and environmental law advice to help ensure successful business decisions and transactions, and researching regulatory and environmental law issues.
Prior to joining Blakes, Matt served as a judicial law clerk for the Court of Appeal of Alberta.