Regulatory, Environmental, Aboriginal & Land


Osler’s Regulatory, Environmental, Aboriginal and Land Group (REAL) possesses extensive knowledge and decades of accumulated experience advising clients on a broad range of regulatory, environmental, aboriginal and related land issues. Relying on their own individual skills and drawing on each other’s expertise and experience, the REAL group lawyers provide clients with thorough, comprehensive and seamless assistance.

Working as an integrated group across the country, Osler’s REAL lawyers advise clients on their energy, natural resource and infrastructure matters, including:

  • Mining
  • Pipelines
  • Oil Sands
  • Offshore drilling
  • Conventional oil and gas operations
  • Liquefied natural gas
  • Electricity generation and transmission
  • Renewables
  • Gas gathering and storage facilities
  • Refineries and upgraders
  • Agri-food facilities
  • Forestry
  • Contaminated sites
  • Nuclear
  • Chemical Plants
  • Rail, transportation and port facilities


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