Martin is a partner in Osler’s Calgary office and national co-Chair of the Regulatory, Environmental, Aboriginal and Land (“REAL”) Group. He has extensive experience in the regulation of oil and gas, pipelines and electricity, including renewables. He has developed and executed strategies for obtaining necessary regulatory and environmental approvals for many large scale industrial projects, including oil sands facilities, coal mines, diamond mines, pipelines and electric generation facilities. In his capacity as a regulatory lawyer, Martin has negotiated numerous impact benefit agreements with Aboriginal groups. Martin has appeared before all levels of court in Alberta, the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada. He has also appeared before, among others, the National Energy Board, the Alberta Energy Regulator, Alberta Utilities Commission, Joint Review Panels established under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, the Alberta Environmental Appeals Board, the Mackenzie Valley Review Board and Land and Water Board and the Nunavut Water Board. Called to the Bar in Alberta (1999), Northwest Territories (2012) and British Columbia (2014).
Year Called to the Bar:
1999 (AB); 2012 (NT); 2014 (BC)