Sectors of Practice
Matthew’s practice is focused on all phases of the acquisitions of petroleum and natural gas rights, including the drafting of sales agreements, conducting title reviews and the preparation of conveyancing documentation. His commercial real estate practice focuses on leasing of commercial and the financing of commercial properties and business.
In assisting his oil and gas clients in meeting their objectives, Matthew also conducts historical title opinions, freehold drilling opinions, and investigates and assists in the resolution of day-to-day operational issues. In the coal industry, he assists in the drafting of freehold coal royalty and lease agreements as well as pasture and crop leases, and regularly deals with other Alberta land titles issues for lands owned by his clients. Matthew is involved in the preparation of security documentation for land-based financing on the acquisition of hotels and commercial development properties, and acts for clients buying and selling commercial properties.
Matthew has dealt with the sale and financing of commercial properties in the national parks, financing major hotels, warehouse development and the financing of major office towers in Alberta.
Matthew was recently a featured speaker at the Oil and Gas Investment Forum in Beijing, China, on the acquisition of conventional oil and gas assets in Western Canada.
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