Burnaby Mobile Lawyer - We offer comprehensive services in environmental law services, providing efficient and quick assistance to our clients. Some of the areas which we cover comprise civil and regulatory disputes, environmental compliance and transactional work.
We have groups of environmental lawyers in each of our local offices. They are fully knowledgeable in the various services comprising 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 assist with the environmental aspects of acquisitions, re-organizations and financing.
For our many public and private sector clients, we often help them with compliance review, environmental management systems development, and remediation projects completion. Our experience encompasses the following: regulation of air and water emissions, remediation of complex soil and groundwater contamination, approval of engineered processes, and import/export and transport of regulated substances.
Our lawyers are expert in transactions, as well as representing our clients in divestiture, financing and acquisition negotiations. We are even able to assist with real estate transactions comprising financings, re-development and leasing, in addition to brownfields acquisitions. Structuring and managing comprehensive environmental due diligence exercises on a national basis requires a high level of skill and knowledge. Our knowledge in this field helps our clients formulate sensible and innovative business solutions to environmental matters.
We are leaders in disputes arising from pollution incidents that cause property damage and personal injury. We assist in resolving forestry problems, environmental protests, insurance claims, class action suits, and court proceedings concerning contaminated site clean-ups.
We could act as counsel when major environmental claims have triggered insurance coverage matters. For example, we provide opinions and counsel for those problems 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.
Our lawyers advise and act for proponents of projects needing environmental approvals under federal and provincial environmental assessment legislation. Our work includes the representation of clients in relation to electric transmission lines, petrochemical plants, hydro electric and thermal generating stations (consisting of combined cogeneration and cycle plants), upstream oil and gas facilities (comprising gathering pipelines, production and exploratory wells, gas plants, and oil batteries), oil sands development, natural gas pipeline facilities, 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 various resource development and energy-associated 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 together with First Nations on project approvals.
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