BOUTIQUE LAW FIRM
IN MUNICIPAL, ENVIRONMENT
AND PUBLIC REAL ESTATE LAW
BOUTIQUE LAW FIRM
IN MUNICIPAL, ENVIRONMENT
AND PUBLIC REAL ESTATE LAW

Environment

 

  • Environmental law suits and litigation
  • Certificate of authorization and approval under Environment Quality Act (EQA, s. 22, 32)
  • Land development in the presence of Wetlands ( CA s. 22/32 EQA)
  • Contaminated site redevelopment
  • Contaminated land litigation – Brownfields
  • Municipal certificate of compliance
  • Municipal permit approvals and services agreements
  • Quarries and sand pits – Approval process – Acquired rights
  • Environmental risk management
  • Environmental administrative measures (EQA)
  • Administrative penalties
  • Disguised expropriation
  • Fisheries Act Prohibitions
  • Water and riparian rights
  • Land use conflicts and environmental nuisances
  • Agricultural land protection
  • Purchase of agricultural land by non-residents
  • Hidden defects

 

 

  • Litigation : civil actions for damages and environmental lawsuits, stop-orders and injunctions, prosecutions, appeals, administrative orders and regulatory approvals
  • Defense of quasi-criminal environmental prosecutions by environmental authorities and managing regulatory investigations
  • Advice, negotiation, representation and litigation in contaminated property transactions, lease or purchase, due diligence
  • Assisting clients in their property transaction, due diligence, contractual clauses, regarding their environmental liabilities, etc.
  • Assisting clients in their relations with consultants and experts of all types
  • Advice, negotiation, representation with environmental authorities for certificate of authorization required under EQA (s. 22/32) with municipal authorities for project approvals
  • Advice, representation and litigation in quarry or sand pit operation permits applications with municipalities and environmental regulators and acquired rights disputes
  • Assisting clients in rezoning of agricultural land and applications before CPTAQ (Québec Protection of Agricultural Land Commission)

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