Environmental liability affects every business, regardless of size. For many, this has become a central risk management issue, requiring experienced, knowledgeable advice to guide companies through increasingly complicated regulations.
Members of our team have extensive experience across the broad spectrum of environmental law, from compliance advice, transactions to litigation. We also manage environmental due diligence related to the sale, acquisition, and financing of real property transactions.
We have carried out major engagements with municipalities, energy proponents, small to medium sized companies, mining companies, First Nations, public interest groups, and residents.
Our Environmental lawyers have been counsel in precedent setting litigation before courts and tribunals. Key areas of our environmental expertise include:
Environmental issues may lead to civil claims and/or various regulatory proceedings including orders and quasi-criminal enforcement actions. Our subject-matter expertise allows us to represent clients in all forms of environmental litigation proceedings including:
We advise on navigating regulatory processes efficiently and effectively from planning through to approval including:
Environmental statutes cast the widest possible net of liability for clients who have real property interests. Risk assessment and management is critical to limiting exposure.
We advise and assist with all aspects of Brownfields Redevelopment and Contaminated Sites issues including: