Richard Bereti is the Chair of Harper Grey's Environmental Law Group. He also serves as the firm's Managing Partner.
Richard is the author of British Columbia Environmental Management Legislation & Commentary, a guide to the regulation of contaminated sites, and former adjunct Professor of Law at UBC Law School.
Richard provides advice on liability issues arising under the Environmental Management Act, the Contaminated Sites Regulation and other provincial and federal environmental statutes. He advises industrial and commercial enterprises of all kinds, owners of commercial property, developers, parent companies and subsidiaries, municipalities, engineers and consultants, and directors and officers. He has acted in several leading environmental cases, and provides advice to enterprises on a broad range of environmental issues across Canada. Richard has particular strength in resolving issues with regulators, and achieving practical, business-focused results in complex civil and regulatory matters, including the many issues that arise for businesses in their operations and corporate transactions.
Originally from Regina, Richard usually spends part of his summer vacation with his young family at their lakeside cabin in Saskatchewan.