Surface Rights Law

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Alberta Surface Rights Lawyers. 

At NRHM Law, we understand the complex and potentially contentious relationship between landowners and industry. Our lawyers are experienced and capable of assisting clients resolve any issues they may have including reviews of annual surface rent compensation, collecting unpaid surface rents, and dealing with new industrial projects on your lands. We have acted for rural landowners across Alberta in matters relating to oil and gas wells, batteries, pipelines, power lines, roads, and industry contaminated sites. Our lawyers have also guided landowners through expropriation matters and have provided advice and representation to obtain the appropriate compensation from any forced taking. 

We additionally have acted for landowners in relation to renewable energy projects including wind turbine projects, solar farms, and localized natural gas power generation sites, to ensure landowners are best protected from the long-term consequences of such developments and risks associated with the same. 

Our team has extensive experience in this area of law and has made numerous appearances before the Land and Property Rights Tribunal (formerly the Surface Rights Board) and the other governing bodies addressing natural resource and power development in Alberta. We are dedicated to advocating for our clients and assisting them in navigating through the complexities of surface rights law.

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