Ian advises and represents governments, public utilities, power marketers, and alternative energy producers on energy regulation, hearings, commercial transactions and international trade matters. Ian acts for the largest electric utility in British Columbia in connection with the regulation of its rates and services. He advises municipalities on issues related to pipeline companies placing their infrastructure under city roads. He advises market participants on the rules for interconnection and access to transportation services for electricity and natural gas. He also advises biofuel and alternative energy producers and distributors on regulatory requirements and transactions. Ian is recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada for energy regulatory law and Chambers Canada in the energy: power (regulatory) (Canada) category and energy: regulatory & litigation (British Columbia) category. Ian was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2000.