Complex infrastructure projects are integral to modern daily life. The participants in these projects require guidance on issues as far reaching as their projects.
Our lawyers provide a wide range of strategic advice to all participants in such complex infrastructure projects, including assisting in procurement, arranging private financing, and guiding implementation. We support the day-to-day operations of the project with advice in construction, labour and employment, environmental and regulatory law.
Farris has the experience and expertise across an array of projects in multiple sectors and in jurisdictions across Canada. Our lawyers have been involved in many of Canada’s most prominent public infrastructure projects, having advised in connection with the development, design, construction, financing and implementation of a projects for transit infrastructure, highways, roads, hospitals, schools, courts, law enforcement facilities, sports facilities, power production facilities and wastewater facilities in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. We have also acted for and continue to act for the public authority in major transportation infrastructure projects in British Columbia, including the Golden Ears Bridge Project, Port Mann/Highway 1 Project, the South Fraser Perimeter Road Project, the George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project and the Pattullo Bridge Replacement Project.
Farris lawyers understand the requirements of both the public and private sector participants in P3 transactions, and lenders providing financing to these transactions, offering integrated and coordinated legal and tax advisory services.