Administrative & Public Law
Our team can help you navigate through the complicated world of regulatory and administrative requirements. We provide proactive and practical advice on how to comply with regulatory requirements and how to address issues raised by regulators.
Our team has extensive experience in administrative and regulatory law.
MLT Aikins lawyers appear before and advise regulators, commissions and tribunals dealing with issues as diverse as human rights, water quality safety, information and privacy, liquor and gaming, interprovincial pipelines, electrical utilities, environmental matters, insurance and professional discipline. Our clients include individuals, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, governments, First Nations and Crown corporations.
Our experience extends to workplace health and safety, health care, professional discipline and environmental law, where boards of inquiry and other administrative tribunals are frequently established. Our services range from initial due diligence to assisting and structuring compliance-based transaction strategies and negotiating with and representing clients before decision makers.
MLT Aikins lawyers also represent clients in judicial review and other administrative law proceedings at hearings and before all levels of the Courts, and frequently act as arbitrators and mediators, adding valuable experience from the adjudicator’s perspective.
- Rault v. Law Society of Saskatchewan, (2009) 331 Sask. R. 160, successfully challenging a professional disciplinary body which refused to accept a joint submission made by the respective parties.
- Counsel for the appellant in Miazga v. Kvello Estate, 2009 SCC 51, a groundbreaking successful appeal overturning a judgment for malicious prosecution.
- Commission Counsel, Inquiry into the Wrongful Conviction of David Milgaard (2004-2007), a public inquiry spanning 192 days of hearings with more than 125 witnesses and 100,000 documents.
- Counsel for the Province of Saskatchewan on the North Battleford Water Inquiry (2001).