Natasha (Tasha) Wood

Practice Focus

  • Energy
    • Energy transactions including asset and share acquisitions and dispositions, royalty transactions, mergers, amalgamations and the formation and organization of corporations, partnerships and joint ventures
    • Negotiating and drafting oil & gas-related agreements
    • Advice regarding joint ownership and the conduct of joint operations
    • Regulatory compliance pertaining to energy transactions
    • Infrastructure and project development
    • Due diligence, including title review
    • International energy 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
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
    • Regularly acts for purchasers of distressed assets, companies in financial distress, creditors of companies in financial distress (including chartered banks and other lenders), as well as court-appointed officers in insolvency proceedings

Practice Areas


  • University of British Columbia, Juris Doctor, 2015
  • University British Columbia, Okanagan, Bachelor of Arts, International Relations, 2011

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 2016

Professional Associations

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


  • Co-presenter, Redwater: A Post-Mortem and Legal Perspective, Petroleum Accountants Society of Canada, Insights 2020, March 2020
  • Co-presenter, LMR, the Redwater Decision and Where We Are Now, Canadian Association of Petroleum Land Administration Conference, November 2019
  • Co-presenter, Let's Talk About Royalties: the Continued Uncertainty Surrounding the Creation of the Overriding Royalty, Canadian Energy Law Foundation (CELF) Jasper Research Seminar, June 2019
  • Co-presenter, Risky Business: When insolvency strikes, what do you do?, Canadian Bar Association Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA), May 2019
  • Co-presenter, Dealing with Defunct Vendors Post-Redwater, BD&P Client Seminar, May 2019
  • Co-presenter, After Redwater: Legal and Practical Implications, Petroleum Joint Venture Association and Petroleum Accountants Society of Canada Seminar, March 2019
  • Dealing with Defunct Working Interest Partners, BD&P Client Seminar, October 2018
  • Oil & Gas Encounters Insolvency: Latest Developments and Trends from a Legal Perspective, Petroleum Accountants Society of Canada Industry Insights Conference, March 2018
  • An Insolvency Primer: Current Issues for Lenders, BD&P Client Seminar, February 2018
  • MIA or AWOL? Dealing with Defunct Vendors, BD&P Client Seminar, January 2018

Community Involvement

  • Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation, Director
  • Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation Charity Golf Tournament, Committee Chair
  • Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation Luncheon, Committee Member

Professional Involvement

  • Canadian Energy Law Foundation, Member of CELF Fundamentals Conference Committee


  • Vesting off interests in land: the latest Dianor decision, ABlawg: The University of Calgary Faculty of Law Blog, 2019
  • Let’s talk about royalties: the continued uncertainty surrounding the creation and legal status of the overriding royalty, Alberta Law Review, Volume 52, Issue 2, 2019
  • Uncertain Succession: The Past, Present and Future of Royalties and Vesting in Canadian Insolvency Law, Annual Review of Insolvency Law, 2018
  • (Additional articles can be found on the publications tab)

Personal Interests

  • Cycling, Distance Running and Freestyle Skiing