Shane Freitag
Shane Freitag
(416) 367-6137
(416) 367-6749
22 Adelaide St W, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1983 (AB); 1986 (NT); 2000 (NU); 2002 (ON)
As national leader of the Electricity Markets Group, Shane specializes in corporate, commercial, and regulatory matters in the resource and infrastructure sector, with emphasis upon electricity, water and natural gas. He has been involved in these sectors for over thirty years in senior legal positions with major utilities in both Ontario and Alberta and in private practice. He has also been involved in all aspects of the development of renewable and non-renewable generation projects throughout Canada, including the procurement, key underlying agreements, and regulatory approvals. Shane provides regulatory advice and negotiates commercial agreements with and on behalf of electrical, natural gas, and water utilities. He has negotiated numerous agreements for the purchase and sale of power, gas, and steam, and other industrial-related agreements. He is Chair of the Section on Energy, Environment, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure Law of the International Bar Association (SEERIL). Among numerous other distinctions over the years, he is recognized in the 2022 edition of the Legal 500 Canada as a Leading individual (Energy & Natural Resources — Power). Called to the Bar in Ontario, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, and Alberta.
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