The Cassels Brock Regulatory team brings together a multi-disciplinary team of top-ranked lawyers across Canada, offering a wealth of expertise in the regulatory approval process across a broad spectrum of industries. Our lawyers advise clients with regulatory matters in numerous areas, including energy and utilities, Aboriginal law, municipal planning and environmental, food, drug and health products and cannabis. We provide strategic advice to clients regarding regulatory matters and act for clients before regulatory bodies across Canada in order to obtain approvals. Our lawyers have experience advising on regulatory aspects of legislative reforms, public policy and government relations.
Cassels Brock has been providing legal advice to energy clients in the oil and gas, electricity and utility, and renewable energy & clean technology industries for over 30 years. We are experienced in the regulatory aspects of energy law, including obtaining regulatory approvals associated with the development, acquisition, disposition and operation of oil and gas, pipeline and electricity assets.
Our team brings extensive expertise and a multi-disciplinary approach to their work with industry, government and Aboriginal peoples (including First Nations, Métis, Inuit and Innu) in connection with regulatory matters and processes affected by Aboriginal issues and Aboriginal law.
Municipal Planning & Environmental
Cassels Brock represents a wide variety of clients, including municipalities, developers and private, public and Crown corporations with respect to all regulatory aspects of municipal, planning and environmental law. Our environmental law lawyers provide advice and representation on all aspects of environmental law including regulatory approvals, environmental assessments for major resource development and infrastructure projects, environmental offences, and third party civil liability.
Food, Drug and Health Products
The lawyers at Cassels Brock have extensive experience advising clients in a variety of industries that are regulated by the Health Canada. Our team routinely advises and assists clients in the food industry regarding issues of compliance, trade and licensing. We also advise and advocate for clients in the cannabis (as described below), pharmaceutical, medical device, cosmetic and natural health products industries. Specifically, our lawyers have guided clients through complex regulatory issues and advocated for our client’s positions to the regulators.
Cassels Brock has distinguished itself at the forefront of the cannabis industry, providing a wide range of expertise in connection with general corporate, intellectual property, securities, regulatory, municipal planning, real estate and other related matters. Our team advises clients on compliance and licensing issues related to the operations of cannabis companies and companies that service or are related to the cannabis industry. We also regularly advise clients on regulatory matters and issues in the context of corporate or securities transactions.