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:
- 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
Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019
In the just released 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, 144 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country have been recognized for their expertise in 47 areas of law. This includes 6 lawyers who were awarded “Lawyer of the Year” in...
Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017
126 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country and in numerous areas of law have been recognized for their expertise in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. This result is up from 122 lawyers ranked last year....
Miller Thomson lawyers are featured authors in the recently released “2012 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada” detailing key developments in a number of practice areas.
In the just released 2012 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, a group of Miller Thomson practitioners were asked to share their insights into significant developments impacting the areas of Aboriginal law, Energy and Natural Resources,...
Charles Bois appointed Treasurer of CBA’s Administrative Law section (BC Branch).
Lisa Spiegel and Keegan Boyd present at the 31st Annual Perinatal Outreach Conference
Lisa Spiegel and Keegan Boyd present on the topic of “Legal / Malpractice Trends in Perinatal Care and How they can be Mitigated” at the Much Ado about Evidence-Based Perinatal Care: 31st Annual Perinatal Outreach Conference in Stratford, Ontario.
Lisa Spiegel presents at the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto
Lisa Spiegel presents on “CPSO Effective Referral Policy: The court challenge and its implication” at the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto’s professional development program, “A ‘Pot Pourri’ of Medico-Legal Cases”.
Sandra Gogal chairs “The 2018 Legal and Practical Guide to Consultation with Indigenous Peoples”
Sandra Gogal is the faculty chair at Osgoode Hall Law School’s Professional Development program on the topic of “Legal and Practical Guide to Consultation with Indigenous Peoples”
Amy Groothuis and Jon Danyliw present on “Hiring, Disciplining & Terminating Employees”
Our Labour & Employment lawyers are speakers for Square One’s Business Growth Tools Luncheon on “Hiring, Disciplining & Terminating Employees”. Amy Groothuis presents the Regina session and Jon Danyliw is the presenter in Saskatoon. More information here: Regina | Saskatoon
Jeff Grubb sits on panel at the CBA Administrative Law, Labour and Employment Conference
Jeff Grubb sits as a panelist on the “Mental Illness – the impact on the Workplace” panel during the CBA Administrative Law, Labour and Employment Conference in Ottawa in November. This plenary session will explore mental illness and its impact...
Gerald Chipeur presents at South Korea Export Seminar
Mr. Gerald Chipeur, Honorary Consul for the Republic of Korea presents at the South Korea Export Seminar on Friday, March 23, 2018. Gerald presents on the topic: Export to Korea: Cultural, Legal and Political Considerations and Opportunities.
Roger Lepage, Romain Baudemont and Jonathan Martin speak at Saskatchewan CBA Mid-winter Meeting
Roger Lepage, Romain Baudemont and Jonathan Martin will present “L’obligation alimentaire des beaux-parents” at the CBA Mid-winter meeting at the Delta Hotel in Regina, SK.
Adina Georgescu and Fadi Amine speak at the CPTA Valuation & Legal Symposium
Adina Georgescu and Fadi Amine speak at the CPTA Valuation & Legal Symposium on topic of Cross Canada Legal Panel : Decisions From Across Canada (Alberta, British Columbia). For more information, see here. To read the case summary report prepared...
Gerald Chipeur, Q.C. & Cole Lefebvre speak on managing your duty to accommodate in the workplace
Gerald Chipeur Q.C. and Cole Lefebvre speak at Infonex 13th annual event; Managing Your Duty to Accommodate: keeping up with the latest, significant changes in workplace accommodation August 22-23 2017 in Calgary, Alberta.
Emily Cole speaks on examining witnesses before administrative tribunals
Emily Cole speaks about examining witnesses before administrative tribunals at a special litigation program on ‘Advocacy before Administrative Tribunals’ at the Advocates’ Society.
Impact Assessment: Changes & Implications for Major Projects – Montréal
Miller Thomson is pleased to invite you to join us for a complimentary seminar, followed by a reception on September 26, 2018. Presented by lawyers from our Environmental Law group, our speakers will focus on Canada’s proposed impact assessment (Bill C-69)...
Project Development: Environmental and Indigenous Considerations – Montreal
Le développement de tout projet d’envergure peut générer de nombreux enjeux en matière environnementale que ce soit au niveau de l’obtention des permis requis, de l’acceptabilité sociale, de la gestion des risques dans les contrats d’approvisionnement ou du financement. Le...
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Ce que les OBNL doivent savoir sur les taxes foncières et les exemptions
Le groupe Impact social de Miller Thomson vous invite à son deuxième déjeuner-conférence d’une série de quatre. Date : Jeudi 4 mai 2017 Horaire : 8 h à 9 h Réservation obligatoire par courriel : firstname.lastname@example.org L’appellation « Organisme à but non lucratif » (« OBNL ») n’est pas...
The Edmonton Office is hosting an Executive Breakfast Seminar on Directors Duties, Obligations and Risks in “The Vicinity of Insolvency” and Environmental Liability on Thursday, October 1
Miller Thomson LLP will host “Recent Developments in Administrative Law” in Edmonton on June 18
The Edmonton Office is hosting an Executive Breakfast Seminar Transportation 2009 on Tuesday, April 21
Expert evidence – Independence and Impartiality: A Quebec perspective
Canadian Property Tax Association Inc
The expert’s duty of impartiality and independence is well established in Quebec. In fact, the independence and impartiality of an expert are cornerstones in the assessment by the Court of the probative value of expert evidence: “It is clearly established...
Regulation and Use of Drones in Canada
Altitudes, CBA National Air and Space Law Section Newsletter
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Winning for the Carrier: Avoiding the Palm Tree (Again)
The Canadian Transport Lawyers' Association Annual Convention
To Litigate or Not to Litigate? Practical Pointers to Pursuing Litigation
It's Personal (Preserving Wealth for People and Private Companies), Thomson Reuters Carswell, Vol. 6, Iss. 2
Making Your Case Before an Administrative Tribunal
CBA Skilled Lawyer Series III
Is Sunlight Always the Best Disinfectant?
Its Personal (Preserving Wealth for People and Private Companies),(Volume 5, Issue 2), Thomson Reuters Carswell, May 2012, Volume 5, Issue 2
Practical challenges to the judicial interpretation of Canada’s ‘Access to Information’ laws.
Climate Change Legislation & Transportation Transformation
The Transportation Lawyer
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Legal Road Map for Carriers, Shippers and Others
CITT National Symposium for Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals
CITT Reposition 2010, (CITT National Symposium, October 27-29, 2010)