Patrick Duffy is a partner and co-Head of the Project Development & Finance Group. His practice focuses on project development that includes municipal and planning law, environmental permitting and litigation, energy regulation, and Aboriginal engagement. He has considerable experience dealing with environmental assessments and other regulatory approvals in a variety of sectors, including renewable and non-renewable electricity generation, electricity transmission, mining, transit and transportation, aggregate quarries, and waste management. Patrick is an experienced advocate and has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Canada, all levels of courts in Ontario and a variety of administrative tribunals, including regular appearances before the Ontario Energy Board, the Environmental Review Tribunal and the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (formerly the Ontario Municipal Board). He has acted for both provincial and municipal governments and many of his cases involve administrative or public law issues. Patrick has developed an expertise in public procurement processes and has been involved in all stages of public procurement processes in a number of sectors on both the customer and bidder side.