Partner in the corporate department of Bennett Jones with a commercial practice focused primarily on occupational health and safety law, construction law and mining law. He provides advice with respect to occupational health and safety related matters throughout Western Canada. In particular, Simon provides advice in relation to large energy infrastructure construction projects. He also advises clients on all aspects of incident response and management. Simon is intimately familiar with all aspects of a mining business including the negotiation and preparation of international and domestic purchase and sale agreements; the loading, storage, railing and shipping of commodities; and the negotiation and preparation of equipment supply and purchase agreements. He acts for clients in relation to the leasing of rail cars and has been extensively involved in the legal and regulatory issues arising from the railing of crude oil and coal. He regularly advises clients on construction related matters and has been involved in wide variety of construction projects including gas plants; pipelines; power generation facilities; transloading facilities; coal mine infrastructure; and the extensive construction and upgrading of various electrical distribution and transmission facilities.