Alison Sears

Allison M. Sears Senior Counsel

Alison Sears

Education

  • University of Saskatchewan (LL.B. 2004)
  • York University (B.F.A. 2000)

Bar Admission

  • Alberta, 2005
Representative Work
  • West Isle Energy Inc. in successfully obtaining the rescission of an order of the Alberta Energy Regulator’s Closure & Liability Branch that directed West Isle close and abandon certain natural gas facilities that had to be shut-in due to a third party natural gas processor shuttering its plant. The Alberta Energy Regulator accepted West Isle Energy’s action plan to recommence operation of the shut-in facilities.
  • The Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) in its application to the Alberta Utilities Commission for approval of its proposed 2018 ISO Tariff, which includes the AESO’s proposed rates for each type of transmission system access service it provides and substantially revised terms and conditions of service.
  • Secure Energy Services in respect of energy regulatory matters and appeals.
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Accolades
  • Chambers Canada 2018 as an “Up and Coming” lawyer in Energy: Provincial Regulatory & Litigation (Alberta), with clients noting "Allison is knowledgeable and driven."
Speaking Engagements
  • “Pipeline Panel/Discussion", Canadian Crude Oil Conference, Lake Louise, September 2017.