Chilliwack Mobile Lawyer - Our environmental law services are multi-disciplinary and comprehensive, offering timely and efficient help to clients in each area of 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 different services including Fisheries Act issues and forestry matters, land expropriation, insurance litigation, municipal law and energy regulation. We are skilled in the commercial applications of Environmental Law and can help with the environmental aspects of financing, acquisitions, and re-organizations.
We often help with compliance review, environmental management systems development, and remediation projects completion for both public and private sectors clients. Our experience includes the following: regulation of water and air emissions, remediation of complex soil and groundwater 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 financing, acquisition and divestiture negotiations. We are even able to assist 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 expertise and skill. Our skill in this field assists our clients formulate sensible and innovative business solutions to environmental issues.
We are leaders in disputes arising from pollution incidents that lead to personal injury and property damage. We help in solving forestry issues, class action suits, environmental protests, insurance claims, and court proceedings involving contaminated site clean-ups.
We could act as counsel when major environmental claims have triggered insurance coverage matters. For example, we provide counsel and opinions for those problems associated to contamination of large industrial facilities, landfill sites, asbestos claims, major flooding events, industrial explosions, and different 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 consists of 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. For those parties that are uniquely affected by these projects, we could likewise provide services.
Our experienced teams of lawyers cover a broad range of resource development and energy-connected applications and proceedings representing oil and gas companies, federally and provincially 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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