Patrick Roche practises litigation and arbitration with a focus on the power, energy and construction sectors.

Patrick has extensive experience in Alberta's electricity industry. He is an authority on the interpretation and application of Power Purchase Arrangements and on the partial deregulation of Alberta's electricity industry, as well as on the drafting and interpretation of arbitral and dispute resolution clauses. He has appeared as counsel in every Power Purchase Arrangement force majeure arbitration since 2005.

Patrick has conducted numerous complex, multi-million dollar arbitrations involving electrical generating plants and has worked closely with operation and maintenance experts in most critical plant systems.

In addition, Patrick has acted in numerous construction litigation and arbitration disputes, including sour gas pipeline failures, construction delays and workmanship claims in the commercial and condominium sectors. He also has an active corporate litigation practice involving shareholder disputes, Securities Act charges, injunctions, and Plans of Arrangement.

Patrick has appeared before the Alberta Utilities Commission, the Alberta Securities Commission, the Municipal Government Board and all levels of court in Alberta.