Whether you are with a private or public forestry company, or with the provincial or federal government, BLG’s Forestry Group is ready to provide you with advice and representation on all forestry law matters and issues.
Our Forestry Group comprises lawyers from a variety of disciplines, who are located in regional offices across the country. We can provide you with our broad and deep understanding of past and present provincial forestry practice and legislation, and our significant experience in:
- Forestry projects and acquisitions
- Corporate/commercial and Forest Act issues
- Environmental matters
- Aboriginal matters
Our Forestry Group has almost 20 years of experience with the softwood lumber dispute in various capacities. We have also acted in a number of roles for various forest industry organizations. Our work includes providing regulatory compliance advice and assisting with mergers, acquisitions and corporate reorganizations in the forestry sector. We have been involved with activities that require an in-depth knowledge of provincial regulation governing forestry activities, and we have provided significant advice to government organizations regarding international legal obligations to proposed forest policy changes.