Biographie( Disponible en anglais seulement )
Aaron Atcheson practices in the area of business transactions and energy projects law. He is a partner in the London office of Miller Thomson and Chair of the National CleanTech Practice Group.
Aaron has experience representing parties on all sides of transactions and projects in the area of renewable energy, including developers and power producers, turbine manufacturers, solar panel and associated equipment manufacturers, debt and equity providers, underwriters, vendors and purchasers of projects and consultants. Aaron has also provided design and construction advice on district energy, landfill gas, bio-gas, energy-from-waste, hydro-electric, gas-fired thermal power generation, co-generation, natural gas production, gas pipeline and gas storage projects, as well as transactions related to water testing and treatment and waste and recycling.
Aaron regularly provides advice on the applications for, transfers and amendments of environmental approvals, as well as regulatory requirements in respect to project developments. He advises clients on the purchase and sale of real property, leasing and financing transactions and the development of real property including brownfields. He has significant experience in the office, retail and industrial property sectors.
Aaron is a member of the Canadian Wind Energy Association and the Canadian Solar Industries Association and has provided advice on projects in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Aaron previously practised in the Toronto office of another national firm in the areas of commercial real estate, environmental, and energy law. He also spent one year in Dublin, Ireland practising project finance law with Matheson Ormsby Prentice, European Business Law Firm of the Year, 2002, with a concentration on environmental law and the energy sector.
Recent files include involvement in over 150 industrial-sized solar rooftop projects, the development, construction, financing and sale of several industrial-sized wind farm projects, addressing environmental issues as part of a significant property divestiture program, and the financing of a series of industrial and commercial complexes. Aaron also represented the vendor on the sale of the world’s largest offshore wind farm prospect, having a nameplate capacity of 4400 MW, sufficient to produce enough electricity to power 2 million homes.
- The Ins and Outs of IP, WaterCanada, March/April, 2012
- Lasting a Lifetime - The ABCs of water infrastructure warranties, WaterCanada, 2011
- Uncertainty in Renewables, HazMat Magazine, 2011
- Action-Packed Week for Renewable Energy, Alerte environnement, August 2011 - Environmental Alert
- More from the Rooftop, Leasing Times, March 1, 2011
- Aaron Atcheson comments on the growth of clean-tech in law practices in the Law Times article "Green Energy a Growing Area of Practice", 2010
- Offshore Wind and the Canadian Market: Push and Pull in the New Economy, North American Clean Energy, 2010
- Ontario Tilting at Windmills as Province Alters Course Midway, Law Times, 2010
- Winds of Change - Part 1, Leasing Times, August, 2008
- Ontario Snapshot, Miller Thomson Climate Change Newsletter, 2010
- Provincial Snapshots - Ontario, Bulletin changements climatiques, June 2010
- To Test or Not to Test..., Leasing Times, April 1, 2010
- Recent Developments of Importance in Environmental Law, The 2010 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, 2010
- Ontario’s New Feed-In Tariff – Provincial Content Requirements, GTMA Vantage, 2009
- Ontario’s New Green Energy Act, CleanTech Canada, 2009
- Ontario’s New Green Energy Act, American Lawyer/Lexpert Leading 500 Lawyers Directory, 2009
- Winds of Change - Part 2, Leasing Times, September 2008
Principaux domaines de pratiques
- Production d'énergie
- Énergie et ressources naturelles
- Énergies de remplacement
- Financement immobilier
- Déchets et recyclage des déchets
- Financement de terrains contaminés
Admission au Barreau
- Ontario Bar, 2000