Prince George Mobile Lawyer - Our environmental law services are comprehensive and multi-disciplinary, offering timely and efficient help to clients in each and every area of environmental compliance, transactional work, and civil and regulatory disputes.
In each of our local offices we have a group of environmental law practitioners who are completely knowledgeable in various practice orientations, like Fisheries Act issues and forestry matters, municipal law, energy regulation, land expropriation, and insurance litigation. We are knowledgeable in the commercial applications of Environmental Law and can help with the environmental aspects of acquisitions, re-organizations and financing.
We frequently help with environmental management systems development, remediation project completion and compliance review for both public and private sectors clients. Our skill includes the following: regulation of water and air emissions, remediation of complex groundwater and soil contamination, approval of engineered processes, and import/export and transport of regulated substances.
Our practitioners are experienced transactions lawyers, representing clients in the negotiation of complex divestitures, financing and acquisitions. We assist in real estate transactions involving re-development, leasing, and financings, as well as brownfields acquisitions. managing and structuring comprehensive environmental due diligence exercises on a national basis needs a high level of knowledge and skill. Our knowledge in this area helps our clients formulate innovative and sensible business solutions to environmental challenges.
We are leaders in disputes arising from pollution incidents which lead to property damage and personal injury. We assist in resolving forestry issues, class action suits, environmental protests, insurance claims, and court proceedings concerning contaminated site clean-ups.
We could act as counsel when major environmental claims have triggered insurance coverage issues. For instance, we offer opinions and counsel for those issues associated to contamination of landfill sites, large industrial facilities, major flooding events, industrial explosions, asbestos claims, 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 comprises the representation of clients in relation to electric transmission lines, petrochemical plants, hydro electric and thermal generating stations (comprising combined cogeneration and cycle 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. We even provide services for parties affected by these types of projects.
Our knowledgeable teams of lawyers cover various resource development and energy-associated applications and proceedings representing oil and gas companies, federally and provincially regulated pipeline companies, petrochemical manufacturers, government and privately owned water, natural gas and electric utilities. We likewise work extensively together with First Nations on project approvals.
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