Port Coquitlam Mobile Lawyer - We offer comprehensive services in environmental law services, providing quick and efficient assistance to our clients. Some of the areas which we cover comprise transactional work, civil and regulatory disputes and environmental compliance.
In each of our local offices we have a group of environmental law practitioners who are completely skilled in various practice orientations, like Fisheries Act issues and forestry matters, land expropriation, insurance litigation, municipal law and energy regulation. We are knowledgeable in the commercial applications of Environmental Law and can help with the environmental aspects of acquisitions, re-organizations and financing.
We frequently assist with remediation projects completion, compliance review and environmental management systems development for both public and private sectors clients. Our knowledge consists of the following: regulation of air and water emissions, remediation of complex soil and groundwater contamination, approval of engineered processes, and transport or import/export of regulated substances.
Our lawyers are experienced in transactions, in addition to representing our clients in acquisition, divestiture, and financing negotiations. We are likewise able to assist with real estate transactions consisting of leasing, financings and re-development, along with brownfields acquisitions. Structuring and managing comprehensive environmental due diligence exercises on a national basis needs a high level of skill and knowledge. Our skill in this area assists our clients formulate sensible and innovative business solutions to environmental issues.
We are leaders in disputes arising from pollution incidents that cause personal injury and property damage. We help in resolving forestry matters, class action suits, environmental protests, insurance claims, and court proceedings involving contaminated site clean-ups.
We can act as counsel when major environmental claims have triggered insurance coverage problems. For instance, we provide opinions and counsel for those problems related to contamination of landfill sites, large industrial facilities, asbestos claims, major flooding events, industrial explosions, and other significant incidents with adverse impacts on the environment.
Our lawyers advise and act for proponents of projects needing environmental approvals under federal and provincial environmental assessment legislation. Our work consists of the representation of clients in relation to petrochemical plants, electric transmission lines, hydro electric and thermal generating stations (consisting of combined cycle and cogeneration plants), upstream oil and gas facilities (consisting of gathering pipelines, exploratory and production wells, oil batteries and gas plants), natural gas pipeline facilities, oil sands development, and oil, high vapour pressure natural gas liquid facilities. We likewise provide services for parties affected by these kinds of projects.
Our Group has extensive knowledge in various resource development and energy-related applications and proceedings representing gas and oil businesses, provincially and federally regulated pipeline businesses, petrochemical manufacturers, privately owned and government water, electric, and natural gas utilities. We also work extensively with First Nations on project approvals.
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