Energy Law


Our Energy Law team has been involved in some of the most successful renewable energy projects in Canada. Our extensive experience puts us on the forefront of advising solar, wind, bio-energy, and small hydro developers, municipalities, landowners, and contractors. We regularly advise on all aspects of project siting and design, land access agreements, municipal agreements, local consultation and approvals, structuring, and financing.

Our focus in Energy Law ensures that we are up to date on emerging trends in our field. We are knowledgeable on renewable energy supply mix planning and procurement, climate change and carbon pricing law/policy. We are licenced to practice in both Ontario and Alberta, ensuring that all your needs will be addressed. Specifically, we provide support in the areas listed below.

Areas of Energy Law

Negotiating and Preparing Agreements

We support clients in the preparation and negotiation of agreements needed for engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) and operation and maintenance (O&M) services. Further, we can provide a balanced and practical approach to lease/option agreement review and negotiations.


We provide corporate and tax driven structuring of groups of limited partnerships and corporations suitable for project financing and FIT program ownership requirements.

Loan and Security

We regularly advise clients on the development and completion of loan and security documents required for construction and take-out financing, as well as security packages for investors.

M&A Transactions

We advise on transactions related to the purchase and sale of project portfolios, due diligence, and rapid distressed project sales or investment transactions when necessary.

Power Purchase Agreements (PPA)

We regularly support our clients in ensuring PPA compliance and ongoing coordination with regulators.

Local Support

We are consistently working alongside clients through local opportunities in conservation, demand management, efficiency, CHP/district heating, and green building across Southeastern Ontario

Meet Our Energy Law Team

Energy Law Lawyers

Lisa Asbreuk*


Lisa Asbreuk is a Partner in our Business Law group. Lisa provides advice to

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Energy Law Support Staff

Stephanie Racine

ext. 8033

Dawn Hagerman

ext. 8032

For assistance with your energy law enquiry, please contact Lisa Asbreuk by email or 613.546.8080.

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