Langley Mobile Lawyer - Our environmental law services are multi-disciplinary and comprehensive, offering efficient and timely assistance to clients in each and every area of civil and regulatory disputes, environmental compliance and transactional work.
In each of our regional offices we have a group of environmental law practitioners who are fully experienced in a diverse range of practice orientations, like forestry matters and Fisheries Act issues, land expropriation, insurance litigation, municipal law and energy regulation. We are skilled in the commercial applications of Environmental Law and could assist with the environmental aspects of financing, acquisitions, and re-organizations.
We regularly assist with environmental management systems development, remediation project completion and compliance review for both public and private sectors clients. Our experience consists of the following: regulation of air and water emissions, remediation of complex soil and groundwater contamination, approval of engineered methods, and import/export and transport of regulated substances.
Our lawyers are skilled in transactions, in addition to representing our clients in divestiture, financing and acquisition negotiations. We are also able to help with real estate transactions comprising leasing, financings and re-development, as well as brownfields acquisitions. managing and structuring comprehensive environmental due diligence exercises on a national basis requires a high level of skill and expertise. Our experience in this field assists our clients formulate sensible and innovative business solutions to environmental problems.
We have a great deal of experience handling disputes that have arisen from pollution incidents that lead to personal injury and property damage. We help in resolving forestry matters, 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 matters. For instance, we offer opinions and counsel for those problems connected to contamination of large industrial facilities, landfill sites, asbestos claims, major flooding events, industrial explosions, and various 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 electric transmission lines, petrochemical plants, thermal and hydro electric generating stations (comprising combined cogeneration and cycle plants), upstream oil and gas facilities (comprising gathering pipelines, exploratory and production wells, gas plants, and oil batteries), natural gas pipeline facilities, oil sands development, and oil, high vapour pressure natural gas liquid facilities. We even offer services for parties affected by these types of projects.
Our knowledgeable teams of lawyers cover different resource development and energy-associated applications and proceedings representing oil and gas companies, provincially and federally regulated pipeline businesses, petrochemical manufacturers, privately owned and government water, electric, and natural gas utilities. We likewise work extensively together with First Nations on project approvals.
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