Belleville Mobile Lawyer - Our environmental law services are multi-disciplinary and comprehensive, providing timely and efficient help to clients in each and every area of transactional work, civil and regulatory disputes and environmental compliance.
In each of our local offices we have a group of environmental law practitioners who are fully skilled in a diverse range of practice orientations, like for example Fisheries Act issues and forestry matters, energy regulation, land expropriation, insurance litigation and municipal law. We are knowledgeable in the commercial applications of Environmental Law and could help with the environmental aspects of re-organizations, financing and acquisitions.
We often assist with remediation projects completion, compliance review and environmental management systems development for both public and private 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 import/export and transport of regulated substances.
Our practitioners are experienced transactions lawyers, representing clients in the negotiation of difficult financing, acquisitions and divestitures. We help in real estate transactions including re-development, leasing, and financings, in addition to brownfields acquisitions. managing and structuring comprehensive environmental due diligence exercises on a national basis requires a high level of skill and knowledge. Our knowledge in this field assists our clients formulate innovative and realistic business solutions to environmental matters.
We have a great deal of skill handling disputes that have arisen from pollution incidents which lead to property damage and personal injury. We help in solving forestry problems, insurance claims, class action suits, environmental protests, and court proceedings involving contaminated site clean-ups.
In situations where insurance coverage issues are triggered by major environmental claims, we act as counsel; like for example, we have provided coverage opinions arising out of contamination associated to large industrial facilities, major flooding events, landfill sites, asbestos claims, industrial explosions, and different significant incidents with adverse effects on the environment.
Our lawyers advise and act for proponents of projects requiring environmental approvals under federal and provincial environmental assessment legislation. Our work comprises the representation of clients in relation to petrochemical plants, electric transmission lines, hydro electric and thermal generating stations (including combined cogeneration and cycle plants), upstream gas and oil 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. For those parties that are uniquely affected by these projects, we could also provide services.
Our Group has considerable skill in a broad range of resource development and energy-connected applications and proceedings representing oil and gas companies, provincially and federally regulated pipeline companies, 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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