Chad Eggerman, B.A., LL.B, LL.M, PMP (he/him)

Partner
+1 306 380 7664 (mobile)
chad.eggerman@procido.com
www.procido.com 

Chad Eggerman is a lawyer practicing law in Saskatchewan, Alberta, and Ontario Canada. Chad is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), member in good standing of the Law Societies of Saskatchewan, Alberta, and Ontario, who advises on matters relating to real estate, construction (including procurement and contracts), environmental, financing, and Indigenous. In addition to maintaining a general corporate/commercial practice, Chad advises clients in a variety of industries with a particular focus on energy, infrastructure, and natural resource projects.

Prior to founding Procido LLP in 2022, Chad was a Partner at regional Western Canadian law firm for nearly three years and prior to that he was a Partner at a national law firm for more than seven years. Chad resided in Finland for seven years. During that time, he worked at a leading northern European business law firm based in Helsinki, Finland, and Stockholm, Sweden. Chad is currently Honorary Consul for Finland and maintains close connections to Europe. Chad is listed in both leading Canadian peer-based legal directories, Lexpert and Best Lawyers, in Energy Law. Chad has previously been recognized as a “Rising Star” and “Leading Canadian Corporate Lawyer to Watch” by Lexpert. Chad is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and advises on the development of a broad range of projects across various industries and geographies.

REPRESENTATIVE WORK

ENERGY PROJECTS
Wind
  • Counsel to developer on the development of a 200MW wind project in Saskatchewan
  • Counsel to developer on the development of a wind project in Manitoba
  • Counsel to developer on the development of a wind project in Alberta
  • Acting for retailer in Saskatchewan on proposal for wind project in Saskatchewan
  • Counsel for developer on First Nations involvement in wind projects in Saskatchewan
  • Counsel to European developer with renewable energy projects in Saskatchewan
  • Counsel for German private equity lender on 14MW wind farm in Ontario
  • Local counsel in Saskatchewan and Alberta to various multinational wind farm developers
Solar
  • Counsel to consultant on proposed 400 MW solar project in Alberta
  • Acted for Swiss developer on resort solar projects in Antigua and Barbuda
  • Acted for Ontario-based developer on 10MW RFP from SaskPower
  • Acted for Ontario-based developer on 10MW solar procurement
  • Acted for Ontario-based developer on 400MW solar project on reclaimed coal mining site
  • Acted for Halifax-based developer on First Nations 10MW First Nations Power Authority Award
  • Acted for Saskatoon-based solar installer
  • Acted for the largest food bank in Saskatchewan on rooftop solar project
  • Lead counsel to municipality and municipal utility in British Columbia on utility-scale solar power generation (and battery) project
  • Lead counsel to Alberta-based developer on utility-scale solar power generation project in South-West Saskatchewan
Biomass
  • Consulted on proposed biomass cellulosic ethanol project in Saskatchewan
  • Counsel to French developer on 40MW biomass project in Saskatchewan
  • Advised multinational developer on a 12MW biomass to power project in Alberta
  • Advised a Canadian developer on projects for baseload electricity generation using biomass fuel sources in remote off-grid First Nation communities across Canada
  • Acted for the developer and feedstock provider on a 90-million-gallon renewable fuel oil (RFO) bioenergy project in Quebec
Flare Gas
  • Acting for a First Nation on a 20MW flare gas to power project in Saskatchewan
Hydro
  • Advised Vancouver-based developer on run-of-river projects in Northern Saskatchewan
Storage
  • Advised multinational food manufacturer on various battery storage projects in Ontario
  • Advised multinational pharmaceutical manufacturer on battery energy storage project in Ontario
  • Advised public mental health-care facility in Ontario on battery storage project
  • Advised multinational food manufacturer on battery storage project in Ontario
  • Advising economic development entity of a tribal council on battery storage projects
  • Lead counsel to municipality and municipal utility in British Columbia on utility-scale battery storage project
Combined Heat and Power
  • Counsel to Toronto-based specialty finance company on project agreements for CHP facilities in Ontario
Nuclear
  • Advised construction contractor for the Olkiluoto nuclear project (Unit 3);
  • Advised one of the largest research institutions in Canada on the acquisition of a small modular reactor (SMR)
INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS
  • Advised major tenant and professional sports team in Saskatchewan on construction of stadium in City of Regina
  • Acted for a Saskatoon-based developer partnered with one of the largest Toronto-based developers in Canada on the land development and construction of interchanges and bypasses on a new subdivision in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Counsel for Italian contractor on elevated guideway portions of the Réseau express métropolitain (REM) rapid rail transit system in Montreal
  • Counsel for Saskatchewan-based electrical contractor on road works in Manitoba
  • Member of team advising SaskBuilds on hospital project in Prince Albert
  • Member of team advising SaskBuilds on hospital project in Weyburn
Public-Private Partnership
  • Counsel to contractor on public-private partnership in Pakistan for grain terminal
  • Counsel to SaskBuilds on 18 Elementary Schools Project
  • Counsel to SaskBuilds on Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford
Water
  • Counsel to Saskatoon-based developer on wastewater treatment facility at business park
  • Counsel to Saskatoon-based developer on First Nation wastewater treatment facility
  • Advised Ontario-based contractor on Buffalo Pound Wastewater Treatment plant for Regina and Moose Jaw
  • Advised First Nations contractor on sewage lagoon expansion in northern Saskatchewan
Port
  • Counsel to multinational miner on Pacific Ocean port facility for greenfield mine site in Saskatchewan
Utility
  • Counsel to multinational miner on permanent power contract on greenfield mine site in Saskatchewan
  • Counsel to an Alberta Indigenous group on purchase of transmission lines in Alberta
  • Counsel to municipal utility on wind project on landfill
  • Counsel to provincial utility on procurement matters
  • Counsel to Japanese multinational on EPC Contract for combined cycle natural gas generation project
  • Counsel to a Saskatchewan city on transition from coal mining and power generation
Fairness Advising & Fairness Monitoring
  • Advised Government of Saskatchewan, Ministry of SaskBuilds and Procurement as Fairness Advisor for the Hybrid Infrastructure Data Center Hosting & Network Services Project
  • Advised SaskBuilds Corporation as Fairness Advisor for the Enterprise Business Modernization Project
  • Advised the City of Saskatoon as Fairness Advisor for the Enterprise Resource Planning Project
  • Advised Government of Saskatchewan, Ministry of Education and SaskBuilds as Fairness Advisor for the P3 Saskatchewan Joint-Use Schools Project
  • Advised Government of Saskatchewan, Ministry of Central Services and SaskBuilds as Fairness Advisor for the P3 Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford – Integrated Correctional Facility Project
FIRST NATIONS PROJECTS
  • Acted for a First Nation on negotiation and drafting of a unique set-aside agreement for 20MW of generation with First Nations Power Authority
  • Counsel for First Nation on solar project in Saskatchewan
  • Counsel for developer on gas bar and convenience store for First Nation in Saskatchewan
  • Counsel for U.S. contractor on casino project in Edmonton
  • Counsel for an Alberta First Nation on renewable energy project developments
  • Counsel for First Nation on flare gas project in Saskatchewan
  • Counsel for tribal council on solar project in Saskatchewan
  • Counsel for tribal councils on wind projects in Saskatchewan
  • Lead counsel to First Nation on investment in potash miner
  • Lead counsel to First Nation on development of polygeneration fuel production facility
REAL ESTATE PROJECTS
  • Counsel to developer and owner of innovative retail “lifestyle centre” and greenhouse in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Counsel to Finnish developer on condominium project in Ontario
  • Counsel for German developer on resort development on an island in Ontario
  • Counsel for U.S. supplier of modular units on condominium project in Winnipeg
  • Counsel to developer of life lease project in greater-Saskatoon area
  • Counsel to developer of gas station and food court in Saskatchewan
  • Counsel to developer of private liquor store in Saskatchewan
INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC PROJECTS
Mining
  • Counsel on renewable energy project development to various miners
  • Ongoing general counsel to Saskatoon-based mining supply company specializing in mining ventilation with operations in Canada, U.S., Australia and South Africa
  • Counsel to mining supplier on joint venture in USA
  • Counsel to mining supplier on joint venture in Latin America
  • Counsel to uranium miner on commercial contracts
  • Counsel to potash miner on commercial contracts
  • Counsel to German mining supply company on mine equipment supply contracts
  • Counsel to junior uranium exploration company on JV with Chinese partner
  • Counsel to Rural Municipality on potash mine development
  • Counsel to U.S. coal miner with mines in Saskatchewan and Alberta on various commercial and supply contracts including negotiating and drafting coal supply agreement for power generation
  • Counsel to B.C.-based placer gold miner on mining project in B.C.
  • Counsel to multinational miner on integrated project delivery (IPD) contract with integrated project team (IPT)
Agri-Food
  • Counsel for Winnipeg-based agri-food company on fertilizer storage facilities in Saskatchewan
  • Counsel to Saskatchewan-based electrical contractor on various inland grain terminals in Western Canada
  • Counsel to developer of Halal slaughter plant in Saskatchewan
Cannabis & Hemp
  • Counsel to owner and developer of cannabis production facility in Saskatchewan
  • Counsel to retailer on development of cannabis retail location in Saskatchewan
  • Counsel to Saskatchewan/Alberta based company engaged in whole plant utilization for hemp superfoods, CBD and sustainable industrial hemp products
Non-Profit
  • Counsel to members of the Muslim community on new mosque in Saskatoon
  • Counsel to owner of 130-unit life lease project in Saskatoon
Cryptocurrency
  • Counsel to electricity broker for various cryptocurrency data mining centers in Alberta
  • Ongoing counsel to developer of cryptocurrency mining projects in various jurisdictions
  • Legal counsel to AB/SK-based developer on cryptocurrency mining project in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Counsel to Saskatchewan-based developer of cryptocurrency data mining projects in Alberta utilizing natural gas from inactive gas wells to generate electricity to power cryptocurrency data mining facilities
Forestry
  • Counsel to Western Canadian forest products company on project agreements
  • Counsel to Alberta-based equipment supplier on environmental compliance in Northern Saskatchewan
Beverages
  • Counsel to Canadian distributor of tequila and related products from Mexico
  • Counsel to European distributor on transaction in Canada
Oil and Gas
  • Counsel to one of Canada’s leading RD&D companies on Accelerated Site Closure Program (ASCP) for the abandonment and reclamation of inactive oil and gas wells and facilities
  • Counsel to Finnish piling equipment manufacturer active in oil and gas industry
  • Counsel to First Nation-owned oil and gas company in Alberta
  • Counsel to various landowners on petroleum and natural gas leases in Saskatchewan
  • Counsel to one of the largest banks in Canada on land and commercial issues related to oil and gas extraction in Saskatchewan
  • Counsel to landowner group on steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) projects in North-West Saskatchewan
  • Counsel to various Saskatchewan-based manufacturers and suppliers to the oil and gas industry in Western Canada
Rare Earths
  • Counsel to one of Canada’s leading RD&D companies on development of rare earth processing facility

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Project Management Institute (PMI) North Saskatchewan Chapter
  • Member, The Saskatoon Club
  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Member, Law Society of Saskatchewan
  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Saskatoon Bar Association
  • Team Finland — Government of Finland Designations & Appointments Honorary Consul for Finland in Saskatchewan and Northwest Territories

TEACHING

  • Instructor and Professional Affiliate, “Practical Law for Project Development” course in the Master Degree (MSs) program in energy security, School of Environment & Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan (2021-2022)
  • Guest lecturer on energy law for various law and post-graduate courses at the University of Saskatchewan and University of Calgary

PUBLISHED BOOKS

  • Practical Project Law, by Chad Eggerman published by Tellwell Talent (July 28, 2022) and available for purchase on Amazon

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS

  • Recognized in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Aboriginal Law, Environmental Law (2022)
  • Recognized in Lexpert Special Edition: Energy as one of Canada’s Leading Lawyers in Energy (since 2019)
  • Recognized in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Energy (since 2019)
  • Recognized in Best Lawyers, Energy Law (2017-2021)
  • Corporate Lawyer to Watch, Lexpert Guide to Leading Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada (June 2015)
  • Rising Star, Leading Lawyer Under 40 Award, Lexpert (2014)

BAR ADMISSIONS & EDUCATION

  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute (PMI) (2022)
  • Alberta Bar (2019)
  • Saskatchewan Bar (2007)
  • Ontario Bar (2004)
  • Finland (2003)
  • Certificate in Mining Law (Osgoode, 2014)
  • LL.M. Contract & Commercial Law (Helsinki, 2003)
  • LL.B. (Saskatchewan, 2001)
  • B.A. (Regina, 1998)

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