Waterloo Mobile Lawyer - Our environmental law services are multi-disciplinary and comprehensive, providing efficient and timely 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 skilled in a diverse range of practice orientations, such as 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 could assist with the environmental aspects of acquisitions, re-organizations and financing.
For our many private and public sector clients, we often assist them with environmental management systems development, remediation projects completion and compliance review. Our skill consists of the following: regulation of water and air emissions, remediation of complex groundwater and soil contamination, approval of engineered processes, and transport or import/export of regulated substances.
Our lawyers are skilled in transactions, in addition to representing our clients in acquisition, divestiture, and financing negotiations. We are even able to help with real estate transactions including 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 knowledge. Our skill in this field assists our clients formulate innovative and sensible business solutions to environmental problems.
We have a great deal of knowledge dealing with disputes which have arisen from pollution incidents which cause 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 can act as counsel when major environmental claims have triggered insurance coverage issues. Like for instance, we offer counsel and opinions for those problems connected to contamination of landfill sites, large industrial facilities, asbestos claims, major flooding events, industrial explosions, and other significant incidents with adverse effects on the environment.
Our lawyers advise and act for proponents of projects requiring environmental approvals under provincial and federal environmental assessment legislation. Our work comprises the representation of clients in relation to petrochemical plants, electric transmission lines, hydro electric and thermal generating stations (comprising combined cycle and cogeneration plants), upstream gas and oil facilities (comprising gathering pipelines, production and exploratory wells, oil batteries and gas plants), 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 kinds of projects.
Our Group has considerable knowledge in a broad range of resource development and energy-connected applications and proceedings representing gas and oil businesses, federally and provincially regulated pipeline businesses, petrochemical manufacturers, government and privately owned water, natural gas and electric utilities. We also work extensively along with First Nations on project approvals.
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