Rick Coburn is a partner at BLG practising environmental law, with an emphasis on environmental aspects of Brownfields development, acquisitions, divestitures, and financing. He also provides advice on project-based environmental approvals, including major construction and energy projects. Rick also appears regularly before the Ontario Municipal Board on a wide range of land development matters, including official plan and zoning amendments, and site plan approvals. He has advised on environmental aspects of numerous corporate, commercial and real estate transactions, including the supervision of extensive environmental due diligence projects in connection with mergers, acquisitions and financing transactions. He is the co-author of Toxic Real Estate Manual (Canada Law Book), updated annually. He holds a Martindale-Hubbell BV Distinguished peer review rating. Rick graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto and was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1990.