Environmental Law

Protection of the environment is one of the great challenges of our time, involving both the public and private sectors.  Counsel from Shores Jardine LLP have a broad range of experience advising or representing industry and business, governments at the municipal, provincial, territorial and federal levels, tribunals and regulators, aboriginal peoples and citizens.

We provide our clients with knowledgeable and practical advice that reflects a variety of perspectives in areas which include:

Regulatory authorizations and approvals in a wide variety of industry and business settings;

Environmental assessments at the federal, provincial, territorial and municipal levels;

Environmental risk management in commercial transactions;

Response to regulatory incidents and investigations, including defence of prosecutions; and

Clean technology, "green" products and services and climate change law and policy.

In addition to being able to provide business advice as solicitors, we have many  years of experience in the complementary field of administrative law.  We advise and represent clients in all manner of tribunal hearings, and in litigation related to tribunal hearings, including judicial review and appeals at all Court levels in Canada including the Supreme Court.  Our considerable experience in the important area of aboriginal consultation also supplements and informs our practice in this rapidly developing field.