Abbotsford Mobile Lawyer - Our environmental law services are multi-disciplinary and comprehensive, offering timely and efficient assistance to clients in every area of civil and regulatory disputes, environmental compliance and transactional work.
In each of our local offices we have a group of environmental law practitioners who are completely knowledgeable in several practice orientations, like 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 help with the environmental aspects of financing, acquisitions, and re-organizations.
We regularly help with compliance review, environmental management systems development, and remediation projects completion for both private and public sectors clients. Our experience encompasses the following: regulation of water and air emissions, remediation of complex soil and groundwater contamination, approval of engineered methods, and transport or import/export of regulated substances.
Our lawyers are skilled in transactions, as well as representing our clients in acquisition, divestiture, and financing negotiations. We are likewise able to help with real estate transactions comprising leasing, financings and re-development, in addition to brownfields acquisitions. Structuring and managing comprehensive environmental due diligence exercises on a national basis needs a high level of skillfulness and knowledge. Our experience in this field assists our clients formulate sensible and innovative business solutions to environmental challenges.
We are leaders in disputes arising from pollution incidents that result in property damage and personal injury. We assist in resolving forestry problems, class action suits, environmental protests, insurance claims, and court proceedings concerning contaminated site clean-ups.
We can act as counsel when major environmental claims have triggered insurance coverage issues. Like for example, we provide opinions and counsel for those issues connected to contamination of large industrial facilities, landfill sites, industrial explosions, asbestos claims, major flooding events, and different significant incidents with adverse impacts on the environment.
Our lawyers advise and act for proponents of projects requiring environmental approvals under federal and provincial environmental assessment legislation. Our work consists of the representation of clients in relation to electric transmission lines, petrochemical plants, thermal and hydro electric generating stations (consisting of combined cycle and cogeneration plants), upstream oil and gas facilities (comprising gathering pipelines, exploratory and production wells, oil batteries and gas plants), natural gas pipeline facilities, oil sands development, and oil, high vapour pressure natural gas liquid facilities. For those parties which are uniquely affected by these projects, we could likewise provide services.
Our knowledgeable teams of lawyers cover a broad range of resource development and energy-related applications and proceedings representing gas and oil businesses, federally and provincially regulated pipeline businesses, petrochemical manufacturers, privately owned and government water, electric, and natural gas utilities. We likewise work extensively along with First Nations on project approvals.
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