Lexpert has published its Special Edition: Energy 2020, recognizing five MLT Aikins lawyers as leading professionals in the energy sector.
The Special Edition features Lexpert-ranked lawyers in practice areas that include energy mandates, including oil & gas, electricity and renewables. The publication includes feature articles covering current trends and events in the energy industry.
The Lexpert Special Edition: Energy and Rising Stars 2020 will be distributed in the November 16, 2020 edition of The Globe and Mail.
MLT Aikins is pleased to congratulate Len Andrychuk, Meaghan Conroy, Chad Eggerman, Rangi Jeerakathil and Aaron Runge on this recognition.
Len maintains a broad practice which includes environmental law, First Nations law, property tax assessment, construction contracts, industrial project development and major equipment procurement. He has considerable experience in the resolution of construction, equipment procurement, oil and gas development, and other commercial disputes through the courts and inter-provincial and international arbitration.
Meaghan assists Indigenous rights-holders with issues related to natural resource extraction, land development, flood management infrastructure and other environmental matters. She has extensive experience with Indigenous-Crown consultation and accommodation, as well as environmental assessment and regulatory processes at both the federal and provincial level. In addition to her work before administrative tribunals, Meaghan has appeared before different levels of court in Alberta and Manitoba, as well as at the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada.
Chad is a projects lawyer with particular focus in renewable energy and climate change law. Chad practises in the areas of construction (including procurement and contracts), Aboriginal law, real estate, environmental and financing.
Rangi practises in the areas of environmental, energy and Aboriginal law, including corporate social responsibility. He has advised proponents extensively on permitting for industrial projects, including mining projects, and in project decommissioning. Rangi has acted extensively in the area of utility regulation, including cost of service and incentive based rates.
Aaron Runge serves as managing partner of the firm. He joined the firm in 1994 as an articling student and became partner in 2001. Prior to his appointment as managing partner, Aaron’s practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, venture and private capital, corporate finance and securities law. Aaron has particular experience with power purchase agreements and innovative financing arrangements for energy projects.