Kent works for a broad range of clients and provides strategic business law advice to senior management and boards of directors on complex transactions that often span numerous specialty areas of the law.
A large component of his practice is the development of new, or the acquisition of existing, large infrastructure, electricity and oil and gas projects across Canada. These have included electricity projects of all fuel types, including large hydro, coal, natural gas, solar, wind and geothermal, as well pipelines, offshore oil, oil sands and liquid natural gas projects.
Kent has negotiated numerous joint ventures, partnerships and strategic alliances for clients operating in various industries. He has also acted as lead counsel on a number of large complex mergers and acquisitions.
As a chartered professional accountant and lawyer, Kent started his career with a Big 4 accounting firm before practicing law with BLG.