Markham Mobile Lawyer - Our environmental law services are comprehensive and multi-disciplinary, providing efficient and timely help to clients in each area of transactional work, civil and regulatory disputes and environmental compliance.
We have groups of environmental lawyers in each of our regional offices. They are completely experienced in the various services consisting of forestry matters and Fisheries Act issues, municipal law, energy regulation, land expropriation, and insurance litigation. We are skilled in the commercial applications of Environmental Law and can assist with the environmental aspects of acquisitions, re-organizations and financing.
For our various public and private sector clients, we frequently assist them with environmental management systems development, remediation projects completion and compliance review. Our knowledge includes the following: regulation of air and water emissions, remediation of complex groundwater and soil contamination, approval of engineered processes, and import/export and transport of regulated substances.
Our practitioners are expert transactions lawyers, representing clients in the negotiation of complicated financing, acquisitions and divestitures. We assist in real estate transactions including leasing, financings and re-development, along with brownfields acquisitions. managing and structuring comprehensive environmental due diligence exercises on a national basis requires a high level of skillfulness and knowledge. Our skill in this field assists our clients formulate innovative and practical business solutions to environmental matters.
We have a great deal of knowledge handling disputes that have arisen from pollution incidents which cause property damage and personal injury. We assist in solving forestry issues, class action suits, environmental protests, insurance claims, and court proceedings concerning 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 connected to major flooding events, landfill sites, large industrial facilities, asbestos claims, industrial explosions, and various significant incidents with adverse effects on the environment.
In projects requiring environmental approvals under federal and provincial environmental assessment legislation, our practitioners advise and act for proponents. Our work includes the representation of clients in relation to petrochemical plants, electric transmission lines, thermal and hydro electric generating stations (consisting of combined cogeneration and cycle plants), upstream oil and gas facilities (consisting of gathering pipelines, production and exploratory wells, gas plants, and oil batteries), natural gas pipeline facilities, oil sands development, and oil, high vapour pressure natural gas liquid facilities. We likewise offer services for parties affected by these types of projects.
Our Group has extensive experience in different resource development and energy-related applications and proceedings representing oil and gas companies, federally and provincially regulated pipeline companies, petrochemical manufacturers, privately owned and government water, natural gas and electric utilities. We likewise work extensively along with First Nations on project approvals.
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