Ashley Weldon

Practice Focus

  • Energy
    • Oil & gas transactions including asset and share acquisitions and dispositions
    • Negotiating and drafting oil & gas-related agreements
    • Advice regarding joint ownership and the conduct of joint operations
    • Oil & gas due diligence including title review and drilling opinions
    • International oil & gas transactions
    • Energy projects
  • Commercial Transactions
    • Asset and share acquisitions, mergers and divestitures
    • Corporate reorganizations 
    • Negotiating and drafting commercial agreements
    • Corporate governance
    • Corporate and asset due diligence
    • General corporate and commercial matters 

Practice Areas

Education

  • Law Clerk at the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, 2009-2010
  • University of Calgary, Bachelor of Laws, 2009
  • University of Calgary, Bachelor of Commerce (with Distinction), 2005

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 2010

Professional Associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association

Honours & Recognition

  • Named in Chambers Canada as an Associate to Watch in the area of Energy: Oil & Gas (Nationwide), 2016 & 2017
  • Named in Expert Guides -The Legal Media Group's Rising Stars, in Energy and Natural Resources (Canada), 2017

Presentations

  • Co-presenter, Shattering Conventional Notions: The New Reality of Unconventional Resources, PJVA Conference, Oct. 2015
  • Panel Member, Finding a Way Forward with Foreign Investors: A Conversation about the Internationalization of Canadian Resource Development Agreements, Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch, January 2015
  • Co-Presenter, An Overview of the Changing Nature of Petroleum Joint Ventures in Canada, at the GPAC/PJVA Joint Conference, Connecting the Dots: The New Reality of Energy and Markets in Canada, Nov. 2014
  • Co-Presenter, What in the World is a ROFR?: An Introduction to Pre-emptive Rights, at the Canadian Energy Law Foundation Energy Fundamentals Seminar, Canmore, Alberta, Feb. 2014.

Professional Involvement

  • Director, Canadian Energy Law Foundation, 2015 to present
  • Member, Organizing Committee for the Canadian Energy Law Foundation Energy Research Seminar, Jasper, Alberta, 2014-present
  • Director-at-Large, Legal, Petroleum Joint Venture Association
  • Course Instructor in Rights of First Refusal - Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen
  • Course Instructor in Freehold Lessor Estates - Canadian Association of Petroleum Land Administrators