Patterson Law is experienced in all aspects of the forestry industry.

The forestry industry is one of Nova Scotia’s primary generators of economic activity: a major employer, exporter and landowner.       

We assist all players in the forestry industry, including: processors, land management companies, equipment providers, small landowners and harvesting contractors. 

Our services include:

  • Corporate advice
  • Land acquisition and sale services
  • Harvesting/Stumpage contract advice and drafting
  • Taxation advice
  • Regulatory compliance advice, including environmental issues
  • Insurance advice
  • Easement advice
  • Expropriation
  • Property litigation, including trespass and conversion of stumpage, easement issues, business losses
  • Litigation of contracts