Ken Stewart specializes in commercial real estate and other commercial transactions. He has represented large energy companies, oil field services providers, pension funds and other institutional clients whose land assets are crucial to their operations. Ken has negotiated and advised on a wide range of commercial agreements, including leases, purchase and sale agreements, easements, restrictive covenants, crossing agreements, options, joint operating agreements, property management agreements, and co-ownership agreements. He has also negotiated and advised clients with respect to construction contracts for capital projects, which included commercial structures suited to achieve clients' objectives while taking into account the nature of the projects and market conditions.
Prior to joining Fasken, Ken worked with a large municipality so he is familiar with issues that are specific to government entities. He was also corporate counsel with an institutional investor that developed and operated a large portfolio of hotel, retail, office and industrial assets across the country. Ken also has experience with a large oil and gas company where he advised on a wide range of operational matters and commercial agreements, including asset purchase agreements, joint development agreements, and impact benefits agreements with First Nations. His experience includes transactions and operating agreements related to a range of assets, including commercial properties, power plants, wind-farms, mines and processing facilities.