Environmental

Overview

Our Environmental experts provide environmental advice relating to all aspects of major project development, including environmental assessments, approvals and permits, waste and soil, contaminated lands, and general environmental compliance. Our team provides strategic and ongoing advice on the environmental implication of major projects.

In addition, our team represents clients in all aspects of environmental litigation, including civil actions, prosecutions, class actions, administrative hearings and judicial review applications. Our team also provides guidance to clients with existing operations, and assists them with risk management and mitigation, as well as emergency response in the case of environmental incidents.

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Chambers

  • Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2016-2019: Environmental Law.
    • "Clients value the firm's "ability to understand highly technical issues, environmental impact assessments and environmental protection planning," as well as its "excellent client service which includes quick responses, detailed research, and clear communication of legal risks."
    • "They understand the difference between legal opinion and what a company has to do to walk the path of ensuring good relationships."
    • "They are very good, very knowledgeable and very responsive. I would recommend them for environmental litigation."
  • Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers in Business, 2013-2018: Environmental Law.
    • “The firm knows how to identify the various options and solutions, clarify challenges and provide clients with the most efficient path to meet their goals."

Lexpert

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2017-2018: (Calgary, Alberta) Consistently Recommended, Environmental Law.
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2017-2018: (Toronto, Ontario) Repeatedly Recommended, Environmental Law.

Legal 500

  • The Legal 500, 2019: Environmental Law.