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Scott Whitby Calgary Lawyer

Scott Whitby

Counsel Fasken
We will likely continue to see consolidation among industry participants with larger developers acquiring projects from smaller independents as they approach or reach construction ready stage.
Jurisdiction Alberta, 2000 | Saskatchewan, 1994
Language(s) English
Office(s) Calgary

Scott Whitby is a senior business lawyer in the Calgary office, advising companies in the oil and gas and power sectors. With more than 20 years’ of experience, he is highly sought after for his counsel in relation to the purchase and sale, development, and operation of oil and gas and power generation assets and the marketing of oil, gas and electricity.

Scott has significant experience advising energy marketing, oil field service and First Nation controlled businesses and also regularly advises early stage/growth businesses and entrepreneurs on business formation, development, operation, compliance and finance.

Prior to joining Fasken, Scott worked as both corporate counsel and as a private practitioner with major national and regional law firms in western Canada. Clients value his business side experience knowing they can count on him for advice in relation to legal and commercial strategy and compliance.

  • Energy Law, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019 to 2020
The Best Lawyers in Canada Energy Law


  • JD University of Saskatchewan
  • BA (Honours) University of Saskatchewan

Community involvement

  • Past Director, Alberta Lawyer’s Assistance Association
  • Past Chair, Natural Resources Sub-Section (Saskatchewan), Canadian Bar Association

Memberships & Affiliations

  • The Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Energy Bar Association
  • Petroleum Joint Venture Association
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
Purchasing Assets in Insolvency Proceedings Business Law South Section Meeting location location Calgary
Director Duties and Liabilities Seminar Leader at the Canadian Board Diversity Council Get on Board – Calgary Level I Series location location Calgary
Doing Deals on the Global Stage: Ensuring Successful Inhouse Transactions Panelist at the Insight Major Business Agreements Conference location location Calgary


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