Richmond Mobile Lawyer - Our environmental law services are multi-disciplinary and comprehensive, offering timely and efficient help to clients in each area of civil and regulatory disputes, environmental compliance and transactional work.
In each of our regional offices we have a group of environmental law practitioners who are fully experienced in a diverse range of practice orientations, such as forestry matters and Fisheries Act issues, energy regulation, land expropriation, insurance litigation and municipal law. We are experienced in the commercial applications of Environmental Law and can assist with the environmental aspects of financing, acquisitions, and re-organizations.
For our several private and public sector clients, we regularly assist them with compliance review, environmental management systems development, and remediation projects completion. Our experience includes the following: regulation of water and air emissions, remediation of complex groundwater and soil contamination, approval of engineered processes, and transport or import/export of regulated substances.
Our lawyers are experienced in transactions, as well as representing our clients in financing, acquisition and divestiture negotiations. We are likewise able to help with real estate transactions comprising financings, re-development and leasing, in addition to brownfields acquisitions. managing and structuring comprehensive environmental due diligence exercises on a national basis requires a high level of knowledge and skill. Our skill in this field assists our clients formulate sensible and innovative business solutions to environmental issues.
We are leaders in disputes arising from pollution incidents which cause property damage and personal injury. We help in resolving forestry matters, environmental protests, insurance claims, class action suits, and court proceedings involving contaminated site clean-ups.
In situations where insurance coverage matters are triggered by major environmental claims, we act as counsel; like for example, we have offered coverage opinions arising out of contamination related to major flooding events, landfill sites, large industrial facilities, industrial explosions, asbestos claims, and other significant incidents with adverse impacts on the environment.
Our lawyers advise and act for proponents of projects needing environmental approvals under federal and provincial environmental assessment legislation. Our work consists of the representation of clients in relation to petrochemical plants, electric transmission lines, thermal and hydro electric generating stations (including combined cogeneration and cycle plants), upstream oil and gas facilities (including gathering pipelines, production and exploratory wells, oil batteries and gas plants), oil sands development, natural gas pipeline facilities, and oil, high vapour pressure natural gas liquid facilities. We likewise offer services for parties affected by these types of projects.
Our Group has considerable experience in various resource development and energy-related applications and proceedings representing oil and gas businesses, provincially and federally regulated pipeline businesses, petrochemical manufacturers, privately owned and government water, natural gas and electric utilities. We also work extensively with First Nations on project approvals.
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