Alex is Canada lead for the global Environment and Natural Resources Group and the global Climate Change Strategies Practice Group. He regularly advises Canadian and international clients on all legal issues relating to the environment, including regulatory approvals, compliance, contaminated land, climate change, transportation of dangerous goods, dealing with regulatory agencies, responses to government policies and the development of internal environmental practices and systems. Alex advises clients on the management and minimization of liability arising from environmental risks, compliance, environmental management systems and other risk management tools. When environmental incidents do occur, Alex is experienced in the legal aspects of emergency response and crisis management and has extensive experience in resolving disputes arising from such incidents through negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation. Alex is a trained mediator and has applied his experience to facilitate the resolution of many environmental disputes. Alex is frequently involved in major national and cross-border transactions in respect of the environmental due diligence arising in asset and share transactions, public offerings and financings.