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Sarah Nykolaishen

Sarah Nykolaishen
Sarah Nykolaishen Associate | Calgary
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  • Acting for a major oil and gas company in a judicial review involving oil sands royalty issues

  • Acting for a major pipeline corporation in a multimillion-dollar arbitrated dispute involving a natural gas liquids extraction facility and contractual interpretation issues

  • Acting for a multinational oil and gas company in a multimillion-dollar arbitrated disputed involving a co-generation facility and contractual interpretation issues

  • Assisting a major oil and gas company on environmental contamination and remediation matters involving the Alberta Energy Regulator

  • Successfully defeating an application for summary judgment in environmental litigation

  • Advising clients on the process to obtain right-of-entry orders from the Alberta Surface Rights Board

  • Representing transmission line and pipeline companies in compensation-related hearings before the Alberta Surface Rights Board

  • Acting for an alternative energy company in noise complaint proceedings before the Alberta Utilities Commission

  • Assisting a major pipeline corporation in tolls and tariffs proceedings before the National Energy Board

Professional Activities

Sarah is the current Chair of the CBA's Alberta South Administrative Law Subsection.

Sarah volunteers with the Civil Claims Duty Counsel Program and the Queen's Bench Amicus Program, where she provides pro bono legal advice to unrepresented litigants.

Education
Admitted to the Alberta Bar - 2013
J.D., (LL.B) University of Calgary - 2012
M.A. (Political Science), University of Victoria - 2007
B.A. (Dist., Political Science), University of Victoria - 2003
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