Lana Finney is an accomplished environmental lawyer, litigator and a certified specialist in environmental law. 

She advises clients on environmental liabilities and deal structures, provides strategic solutions for dealing with contaminated sites and remediation, and helps clients navigate the permit and approvals process. Lana successfully defends clients charged with environmental and regulatory offences under federal and provincial legislation, appeals remediation orders to the Environmental Review Tribunal, and regularly defends and prosecutes environmental litigation claims by landlords, tenants and neighbouring property owners before the Ontario courts. She also provides environmental and regulatory advice related to renewable-energy projects.  

Lana’s environmental practice is complemented by her involvement in public-private partnerships. She provides environmental and regulatory advice on project agreements, and related documentation, in a broad range of project and infrastructure PPP mandates, all of which involve brownfield sites.

In addition, Lana is responsible for due diligence, coordinating and reviewing environmental site assessments, advising clients on contaminated sites and remediation, including Record of Site Condition considerations, and advising on the environmental aspects of agreements of purchase and sale. She negotiates indemnities and related risk-allocation mechanisms, and advises clients on director and officer liabilities and insurance coverage for environmental matters.

Lana served as law clerk to the late Honourable E.D. Bayda, Chief Justice of Saskatchewan. Lana is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in environmental law.