Kent Howie is both a lawyer and a CPA, having begun his career with a Big 4 accounting firm. He is a senior partner in our corporate commercial group who provides strategic business advice to international, national and local clients on an array of legal matters that encompass specialty areas like regulatory, tax, employment, litigation, pensions and corporate finance. He has been a lead adviser on the acquisition or development of a number of large infrastructure and electricity projects across Canada. This has included large hydro, coal, natural gas, solar, wind and geothermal projects in various parts of Canada. He has also advised clients on legal matters related to liquefied natural gas, oil sands, natural gas storage, refinery/upgrader, pipeline and offshore oil projects.