Matthew Gardner

Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP

    Course Chair: Due Diligence in Environmental Prosecutions

    Matthew Gardner B.Sc. (Hons.), LL.B., is a Partner at Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP and Certified as an Environmental Law Specialist by the Law Society of Ontario.

    Matthew practices environmental law and environmental litigation. He provides advice and solutions about environmental due diligence and compliance to a wide range of clients including industrial corporations, the construction and land development sectors and municipalities. Matthew also provides advice and solutions about contaminated land issues, environmental risk management, environmental transactional due diligence and regulatory compliance.

    Matthew regularly appears before the Courts and administrative tribunals. He represents plaintiffs and defendants involved in environmental civil disputes and negotiates settlements before and in the early stages of civil litigation, where possible. He also assists clients under inspection or investigation by federal, provincial and municipal environmental regulators, and defends clients against environmental regulatory prosecutions. Matthew is called to the Bar in Ontario and Alberta. Click here to contact or learn more about Matthew.