As a leading energy lawyer in Canada, David Macaulay supports clients navigating the intricacies of project development, M&A transactions and joint ventures across diverse energy sectors.
David is head of the firm's power and renewable energy practice group and represents clients both domestically and internationally in energy infrastructure projects. David is repeatedly recommended as a preeminent lawyer in the industry by various global legal directories including Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, The Legal 500 and The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
What Clients Say
"David is a highly thoughtful commercial energy lawyer. He is able to focus on core commercial issues and legal risk, and deliver under a demanding timeline."
Clients benefit from his expertise in leading complex commercial and infrastructure transactions, particularly in the following areas: power projects (solar, biomass, natural gas, hydro and pumped hydro, wind, battery and other fuels); pipelines and natural gas and liquids storage caverns development; conventional oil and gas projects; carbon capture projects; RNG and other clean fuels including hydrogen; and co-ownership structures with Indigenous groups.
David offers a unique set of experience and industry expertise, with a distinguished portfolio that includes leading counsel roles in monumental Canadian infrastructure ventures—such as the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline and the Terra Nova and Sable Island offshore projects—along with his international experience in M&A and project development across the United Kingdom, Australia, Mexico and South America. This positions him as an invaluable asset to clients embarking on large-scale, complex energy projects.