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Posted: August 8, 2018

Contaminated Sites 2018: Avoiding and Solving Problems

Pacific Business and Law Institute
Doing business with contaminated sites gives rise to many complex legal and practical questions, and setbacks or disputes can be costly and time consuming. A proactive and informed approach can avoid protracted litigation or relationship breakdowns. It is essential that lawyers and professionals are aware of difficult situations that can arise and know how to prevent and address obstacles in order to reduce costs and delays, and ensure that a project runs as smoothly as possible. This course brings together experts from the private and public sectors to provide you with a solid foundation and practical guidance for navigating this tricky area – you will gain clarity and confidence to work effectively with problem sites and to handle disputes that arise along the way.

This Comprehensive One-Day Program Will Provide:
• An update on how the courts have handled recent contaminated sites disputes
• An in-depth look at the anatomy of a contaminated sites trial, including expert testimony, direct and cross-examination
• Strategies and approaches to avoiding legal challenge on contaminated sites acquisition or divestment
• Issues surrounding the concept of “Professional Judgement”
• Insight into the current

This Program Is Designed For:
• Lawyers practising in environmental, real estate and construction law
• Environmental managers
• Corporate officers and directors
• Clean-up specialists and contractors
• Environmental engineers, consultants and planners
• Real estate developers
• Commercial realtors
• Home inspectors
• Insurance professionals
• Federal, provincial and municipal officials dealing with contaminated sites
• Landlords and tenants

For more information visit our website at www.pbli.com/1443

Register by:
Telephone: 604-730-2500 or toll free 1-877-730-2555
Fax: 604-730-5085 or toll free 1-866-730-5085
Mail: Unit 2-2246 Spruce Street, Vancouver, BC  V6H 2P3
Online: https://www.pbli.com/programs/register?itemid=429 

Date: October 18, 2018
Event Type: Workshop
Location: Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
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