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What the team is known for
"Dennis Mahony routinely looks beyond the narrow question of a specific legal matter to see the big picture, to identify risks and opportunities often missed by others, and to map out an integrated and practical strategy for his clients’ success." "He has an extremely deep knowledge of the law in this area and is very focused on providing practical, easy-to-implement solutions to problems."
"Michael Fortier is very responsive and does his best to bring forth satisfactory solutions while educating his clients on various options."
"Tyson Dyck is very knowledgeable and practical regarding environmental matters." "He will focus on the key issues and try to be creative in proposing solutions to move parties along."
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Grounded in business perspective and experience, our team guides clients through challenging environmental and occupational health and safety law issues, whether they arise in the context of corporate transactions, litigation or regulatory matters.
Our scope of experience in environmental work is supported by its comprehensive breadth: from the industries and regions we serve to the range of services we provide, we manage complex environmental matters impacting our clients’ operations, projects and transactions, as well as disputes when they arise.
We have deep experience in securing major environmental approvals for large, complex projects. We work seamlessly with our clients on bespoke strategies designed to both prioritize efficient application processing by regulatory authorities and minimize long-term litigation risks. We support clients in navigating the complex matrix of federal, provincial and territorial permitting frameworks, and we defend permits before administrative tribunals and the courts.
Our commercial perspective is informed by a sophisticated understanding of every major sector, including power, infrastructure, oil and gas, mining, transportation, industrials, manufacturing, financial institutions, technology, and real estate.