10020 100th St, 3200 TELUS House, South Twr, Edmonton, AB
Year called to bar: 2000 (AB); 2015 (BC)
Partner in the corporate commerial 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 infrastructure and 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.
Canadian Utilities Limited, Quanta Services, Inc. and Innovative Emergency Management was selected as the successful proponent and LUMA Energy, LLC and LUMA Energy ServCo, LLC entered into the Operation and Maintenance Agreement with each of the P3A and The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority
On December 22, 2017, Sonicfield Global Ltd., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of CST Group Ltd., and Deloitte Restructuring Inc., in its capacity as court appointed receiver and manager of the assets, properties and undertakings of Grande Cache Coal LP, Grande Cache Coal Corp., Up Energy (Canada) Ltd. and 0925165 B.C. Ltd, entered into an asset purchase and sale agreement, pursuant to which Sonicfield agreed to purchase certain coal assets from the Receiver for aggregate consideration of approximately US$433.9 million.