Oct. 8, 2019

Alumni named to Who's Who Legal elite thought leaders list

Four alumni and one sessional instructor have been listed on the 2019 list for Energy Law.

Sean Korney, LLB'93, was named one of the 2019 Global Elite Thought Leaders - Energy by Who's Who Legal, whose annual reports identify the foremost legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law. According to the report, Sean is “well regarded, especially on an international scale”,  remark sources. He is frequently engaged in transactions involving oil and gas asset disposition, joint ventures and mid-stream transactions.

Other members of the UCalgary Law community who were identfied as leaders in Energy Law include:

  • Vivek Warrier, sessional instructor, Bennett Jones: "a "top player" in the Canadian market who is highly regarded for his impressive transactional work across the energy sector."
  • Ben Rogers, LLB'97, Blake, Cassels & Graydon: "focuses his impressive practice on advising energy companies on a plethora of commercial matters, including M&A, joint venture agreements and midstream matters."
  • Chris Christopher, LLB'97, Torys LLP: "has an impressive energy practice concentrating on advising on matters relating to energy project development from financing to development."
  • Janice Buckingham, LLB'95, Osler Hoskin & Harcourt: "co-leads the firm's energy practice and is a standout figure in the energy market. She is experienced in advising clients on joint venture developments, LNG and oil sands projects."