Bryan is recognized as one of the leading practitioners in Environmental Law in Canada. He is certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a specialist in Environmental Law. His practice is a combination of litigation and transactional advice giving him expertise in matters relating to civil litigation, regulatory defence, due diligence, compliance, environmental approvals, brownfields development and contaminated land.
Bryan has resolved numerous, complex environmental disputes as counsel for plaintiffs and defendants and as mediator. Bryan has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario and in administrative hearings before a variety of tribunals and ADR venues.
Bryan‘s expertise in environmental law and understanding of the technical issues involved, help him as a mediator to guide litigating parties to creative and practical solutions.
Bryan has been consistently recognized by Lexpert® in Environmental Law, as well as in Chambers Canada and by the Who’s Who Legal for his expertise in Environmental Law. Bryan is appreciated by his clients for giving practical advice and finding creative and efficient solutions to complex legal and environmental problems.
Bryan Buttigieg provides environmental litigation and transactional assistance. Sources say he is "exceptionally bright, competent and capable. Bryan possesses the ability to speak with his client in explanatory modes in dealing with complex environmental issues, demonstrating a great patience in putting the client at ease. Bryan is a pleasure to work with and I hold him in high regard."
Bryan Buttigieg is a "thorough, well-articulated environmental lawyer who understands his area of expertise very well and also has a good understanding of the business issues we are faced with," said one client, who continued: "Bryan is intelligent, friendly, very professional, and manages potential conflict well by thinking through various potential issues and solutions." He is well regarded for his advice on the environmental elements of transactions and litigation, including brownfield developments, site remediation and occupational health and safety. He also has additional experience as a mediator.
Who’s Who Legal (2019) as one of “69 leading environmental lawyers who have been highlighted for their expert advice on projects, transactions, risk management and regulatory compliance” with the following endorsement: "Bryan Buttigieg stands out as “a go to lawyer” with an excellent tort litigation practice."