Saskatoon Mobile Lawyer - Our environmental law services are comprehensive and multi-disciplinary, offering efficient and timely help to clients in every area of civil and regulatory disputes, environmental compliance and transactional work.
We have groups of environmental lawyers in each of our regional offices. They are completely knowledgeable in the wide array of services consisting of forestry matters and Fisheries Act issues, municipal law, energy regulation, land expropriation, and insurance litigation. We are skilled in the commercial applications of Environmental Law and can help with the environmental aspects of acquisitions, re-organizations and financing.
For our various public and private sector clients, we frequently assist them with remediation projects completion, compliance review and environmental management systems development. Our knowledge consists of 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 lawyers are expert in transactions, as well as representing our clients in divestiture, financing and acquisition negotiations. We are likewise able to assist with real estate transactions comprising financings, re-development and leasing, along with brownfields acquisitions. managing and structuring comprehensive environmental due diligence exercises on a national basis requires a high level of knowledge and skill. Our skill in this area helps our clients formulate practical and innovative business solutions to environmental issues.
We are leaders in disputes arising from pollution incidents which cause property damage and personal injury. We help in solving forestry problems, environmental protests, insurance claims, class action suits, and court proceedings concerning contaminated site clean-ups.
In situations where insurance coverage problems are triggered by major environmental claims, we act as counsel; for instance, we have provided coverage opinions arising out of contamination connected to major flooding events, landfill sites, large industrial facilities, industrial explosions, asbestos claims, 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 electric transmission lines, petrochemical plants, thermal and hydro electric generating stations (comprising combined cycle and cogeneration plants), upstream oil and gas 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. For those parties which are uniquely affected by these projects, we could likewise offer services.
Our skilled teams of lawyers cover different resource development and energy-related applications and proceedings representing oil and gas businesses, provincially and federally regulated pipeline businesses, petrochemical manufacturers, government and privately owned water, electric, and natural gas utilities. We likewise work extensively together with First Nations on project approvals.
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