Ms Laura K. Estep > Dentons > Calgary, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Dentons
850 - 2ND STREET SW
15TH FLOOR, BANKERS COURT
CALGARY, ALBERTA T2P 0R8
Canada

Work Department

Laura is a member of Dentons' Energy Regulatory practice group in Calgary and is also a member of the Dentons Canada Board.

Position

Laura has significant experience in assisting major oil and gas companies through all stages of the regulatory process including representation before the National Energy Board, the Alberta Utilities Commission, and the Alberta Energy Regulator. Laura has also appeared at various levels of the courts on energy-related appeal and judicial review matters. She also advises energy clients on land acquisition and compensation matters. Over her career, she has had the benefit of being seconded as in-house counsel to the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (now the Alberta Energy Regulator) and to a major oil and gas producer in Alberta.

Career

Admitted to Bar: Alberta, 2004

Languages

English

Memberships

  • Board Member, Dentons Canada Board
  • Chair of the Governance Committee, Dentons Canada Board
  • Member of the Natural Resources Subsection of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Member of the Calgary Bar Association
  • Member of the Law Society of Alberta

Education

University of Alberta, 2003, LLB

University of Calgary (B.A., Sociology), 2000

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Energy and natural resources > Oil and gas

(Next Generation Partners)

Laura EstepDentons

Dentons is sought after to advise on commercial and regulatory matters related to the sale and purchase of upstream and midstream assets, energy project development and the regulation of energy infrastructure. In particular, clients note the team’s ability to seamlessly handle multi-jurisdictional transactions. The oil and gas practice is particularly specialized in the midstream industry where it has seen significant growth. Transactional lawyer Michael Hurst jointly leads the department with regulatory expert Bernard Roth and commercial specialist George Antonopoulos. Laura Estep is also recommended.