Administrative & Public Law


Miller Thomson’s lawyers combine their years of experience as advocates and negotiators to provide a full range of administrative law services. With the practice of administrative law encompassing increasingly complex legal and technical issues, our clients rely on our extensive expertise to deal with administrative tribunals, commissions, authorities or boards.

Our team represents professionals, regulatory tribunals, planning tribunals and interveners or persons appearing before such tribunals from a variety of industries, including:

  • Environmental
  • Health
  • Construction
  • Utilities
  • Mining
  • Oil and Gas
  • Land Development

We offer our clients legal support on a full range of administrative law representation/service, including:

  • Judicial review applications and appeals
  • Appearances before administrative tribunals
  • Professional misconduct hearings
  • Appeals of professional credentialing and privileging denials
  • Negotiations with tribunal officials at all levels
  • Submissions to governments regarding prospective legislative changes
  • Ethics filings and enforcement proceedings
  • Trial and appellate court challenges of administrative tribunal decisions
  • Rulemaking and challenges to administrative rules
  • Procurement issues, including protests of contract awards
  • Open records and open meetings rulings
  • Strategic planning

Our experience includes representing or appearing before administrative tribunals such as:

  • Environmental Appeal Boards
  • Labour Relations Boards
  • Utilities Commissions
  • Energy Regulators
  • Human Rights and Citizenship Commissions
  • Information and Privacy Commissioners
  • Gaming and Liquor Commissions
  • Natural Resources Conservation Board
  • Workers’ Compensation Boards
  • Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
  • Professional Misconduct Panels

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