Tom McInerney

Bennett Jones

Thomas McInerney acts for energy companies on a broad range of commercial transactions, both in Canada and internationally. He is also is the co-head of the firm's power and renewable energy practice group.

Tom assists with asset and share purchase and sale transactions, corporate/commercial reorganizations and restructurings, new project development, structuring joint ventures and partnerships, marketing arrangements and licensing, and the use of proprietary technology. He also has considerable experience with large engineering procurement and construction projects particularly within the oil sands, pipeline and power generation and transmission industries. Tom’s practice has a particular emphasis on renewable fuel/power projects, including those involving solar, wind, biomass, biomethane and hydrogen, and has experience representing project developers and owners, as well as large-scale corporate offtakers of renewable power.

Co-head of the firm's climate change and emissions trading practice, Tom also advises clients with respect to compliance issues and strategies in respect of climate change and emissions legislation in respect of both existing and new projects as well as representing project proponents, aggregators and large emitters in the marketing and sale of emissions offsets, emission performance credits, renewable energy certificates (RECs) and other emission trading credits and instruments.