Milton Ontario Mobile Lawyer - Our environmental law services are multi-disciplinary and comprehensive, offering timely and efficient assistance to clients in each area of environmental compliance, transactional work, and civil and regulatory disputes.
In each of our regional offices we have a group of environmental law practitioners who are fully experienced in several practice orientations, like for example forestry matters and Fisheries Act issues, insurance litigation, municipal law, energy regulation and land expropriation. We are knowledgeable in the commercial applications of Environmental Law and can assist with the environmental aspects of acquisitions, re-organizations and financing.
For our several private and public sector clients, we frequently assist them with environmental management systems development, remediation projects completion and compliance review. Our skill encompasses the following: regulation of air and water 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, in addition to representing our clients in acquisition, divestiture, and financing negotiations. We are even able to help with real estate transactions consisting of financings, re-development and leasing, in addition to brownfields acquisitions. managing and structuring comprehensive environmental due diligence exercises on a national basis needs a high level of skillfulness and expertise. Our skill in this field assists our clients formulate innovative and sensible business solutions to environmental matters.
We have a great deal of knowledge handling disputes which have arisen from pollution incidents which result in property damage and personal injury. We help in solving forestry issues, insurance claims, class action suits, environmental protests, and court proceedings concerning contaminated site clean-ups.
We could act as counsel when major environmental claims have triggered insurance coverage problems. Like for instance, we offer counsel and opinions for those issues associated to contamination of large industrial facilities, landfill sites, industrial explosions, asbestos claims, major flooding events, and various significant incidents with adverse effects on the environment.
In projects needing environmental approvals under provincial and federal environmental assessment legislation, our practitioners advise and act for proponents. Our work includes 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 (consisting of 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 also offer services.
Our knowledgeable teams of lawyers cover various resource development and energy-connected applications and proceedings representing gas and oil businesses, provincially and federally regulated pipeline businesses, petrochemical manufacturers, privately owned and government water, electric, and natural gas utilities. We also work extensively along with First Nations on project approvals.
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