Waldemar Braul

Gowling WLG

550 Burrard St, Suite 2300, Bentall 5, PO Box 30
Vancouver, BC V6C 2B5
Phone: (403) 298-1039
Fax: (403) 695-3575
E-mail: wally.braul@gowlingwlg.com

Partner and member of the firm's National Environmental and Indigenous Law Practice Groups. Specializes in energy, environmental and Indigenous law in litigation, regulatory proceedings, and commercial transactions. Frequently acts as defence counsel in complex civil actions, prosecutions, and environmental appeal tribunals in BC and Alberta respecting fisheries, oil spills, tailings ponds and contaminated sites. Often asked to obtain regulatory approvals for proposed major oil, shale gas, mining, LNG, pipeline, and renewable energy projects. Recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada as one of Canada's leading environmental lawyers, Who’s Who Legal and Legal 500 Canada. Numerous publications on Indigenous, energy and environmental law. Drafted BC’s contaminated sites legislation, regulations and approval system. Frequently speaks at conferences on energy, Indigenous and environmental law. Called to the Bar in BC (1987) and Alberta (2012). Former Adjunct Professor of environmental law at the University of British Columbia (Faculty of Law and School of Community and Regional Planning) and University of Victoria (Faculty of Law).

Year Called to the Bar:1987 (BC); 2007 (NT); 2012 (AB)
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