Our environmental lawyers help clients take proactive steps to keep ahead of changes in environmental laws which may affect their businesses, assets, and interests. Their in-depth knowledge of the industry and its changing legal implications allow them to provide you with effective and timely support.
Areas of Environmental Law
We support clients in deal structuring and environmental risk management. We provide advice in the context of land, asset, and share transactions, as well as brownfield redevelopment projects.
We provide a vigorous prosecution and defence of contaminated land disputes, defence of Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change orders, and enforcement actions including management of Ministry investigations.
We provide support in corporate environmental compliance and internal policy development.
We regularly advise clients in matters relating to toxic substances, domestic substances, and new substances.
We offer practical advice and opinions to seize opportunities and manage obligations relating to the handling and disposal of waste and compliance with product stewardship regulations.
We regularly provide advice on federal and provincial environmental assessments, including class environmental assessments, strategic planning, and consultations.
We offer proactive advice in advance of vesting or transferring tax sale properties, managing the liability associated with historic landfills, and drafting Municipal Responsibility Agreements.