We offer advice on a wide range of environmental and regulatory matters. These situations often involve issues of land use planning and natural resources development, including projects that require impact assessments and approvals from federal and provincial regulatory boards.

We can help you prepare and negotiate representations, warranties, indemnities and risk allocation agreements. We also assist with environmental facets of corporate and commercial due diligence procedures in mergers and acquisitions, property transactions, public offerings and financing.

Our clients count on us to provide clear, action-oriented solutions on a range of matters, including:

  • Potential liability of participants in environmentally sensitive projects (including lenders, receivers and trustees in bankruptcy)
  • Laws and regulations pertaining to waste management and disposal
  • Storage, transportation, and handling of toxic, hazardous or dangerous goods
  • Spills and the preparation of spill response plans
  • Occupational health and safety requirements
  • Environmental site audits and assessments
  • Contaminated sites remediation
  • Insurance coverage for environmental liabilities
  • Environmental litigation, prosecutions and hearings