Natural Resources & Energy

Nova Scotia is powered by our natural resources and energy sectors. Patterson Law is here to help, providing legal advice to energy clients in the oil & gas, electricity & utilities, and the renewable energy industries. We provide in-depth advice to assist you in every level of your project from initial development to financing and corporate organization and administrative and litigation processes. Our experienced corporate commercial and litigation teams are here to advocate on your behalf and ensure that you are prepared to overcome any obstacle.

Our focus includes:

  • Aboriginal Consultation and related issues
  • Acquisitions and divestitures
  • Compliance and enforcement proceedings
  • Corporate Structuring and Partnerships
  • Dispute Resolution and Litigation
  • Environmental and regulatory approvals
  • Land use approvals
  • Power Purchase Agreements
  • Procurement and Requests for Proposals (RFPs)
  • Project Development and Financing
  • Rate applications
  • Shareholder agreements and stakeholder relations
  • Taxation, including for commodity and credit transactions
  • Utilities and Review Board applications