Neil’s practice is primarily focused on oil and gas, energy and litigation. With a wealth of insight into Alberta’s regulatory regime, he provides strategic advice on major provincial energy projects, including northern development and the oil sands and electricity generation and transmission.
Neil served as Alberta’s Deputy Justice Minister from 1989 to 1998 before chairing the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board from 1998 until 2007. Since then, he has served both provincial and federal governments in different advisory capacities.
Neil is involved in BLG’s Team North® Initiative.