Scott is both a lawyer and licensed professional engineer. He has over 20 years' experience in the energy field, first as a project engineer and more recently as a lawyer.
Scott has extensive experience in the electricity and natural gas sector. He regularly represents distributors, generators, retailers and transmitters in the electricity industry, in addition to representing distributors and storage developers in the natural gas industry. He provides advice to clients regarding the regulated environment in which the energy industry operates including OEB rates, licenses and facility applications, IESO-administered markets and regulatory compliance. He has advised project proponents with regard to the recent procurement processes of the Ministry of Energy and the OPA and he has also assisted clients with issues about market participation and compliance with the IESO Market Rules.
Scott also advises clients on various environmental matters including: environmental assessments, certificates of approval, environmental management systems, contaminated land remediation, compliance issues and litigation matters. Scott was part of the Ministry of the Environment - Walkerton Support Team during Phase 2 of the Walkerton Inquiry. While at the MOE, he provided advice to the Environmental Assessment and Approvals Branch and helped lead the standardization of terms and conditions in certificates of approval.
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada in the fields of Energy Regulatory Law and Environmental Law
Recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in the area of Energy (Electricity)
Recommended in The Legal 500 Canada for his practice in environmental law
Association of Power Producers of OntarioOntario Energy Association, Environmental CommitteeOntario Energy Network Ontario Environmental Industry AssociationOntario Expropriation AssociationOntario Society of Professional Engineers Ontario Waterpower Association Professional Engineers Ontario
Co-author with Fred D. Cass and Ron W. Clark, Ontario Energy Law: Electricity, December 2012, published by LexisNexis Canada