Scott’s practice focuses on environmental law and energy regulation. He has experience in a broad range of environmental and regulatory matters, including environmental assessments and due diligence, contaminated site liability, regulatory compliance issues, regulatory approvals and corporate matters.
Prior to joining Blakes, Scott worked at a large full-service law firm in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He acted for clients on matters concerning environmental liability, environmental assessments and due diligence, regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate and municipal planning approvals. Scott has appeared before municipal tribunals, the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench and the Manitoba Court of Appeal. He has also advised clients concerning municipal and environmental matters in Saskatchewan and British Columbia.
Scott was an archaeologist for six years before becoming a lawyer, where he gained on the ground experience related to energy generation, natural resource development and environmental impacts.