Una Radoja is a partner at Harper Grey LLP and is the Co-Chair of the firm’s Environmental Regulation & Disputes Practice Group.
Her practice focuses on two key areas: environmental law and commercial litigation. A significant component of Una’s environmental practice involves litigating cost recovery claims and claims against environmental consultants and contractors pursuant to the Environmental Management Act and common law, and appeals before the Environmental Appeal Board.
She regularly advises property owners, developers and other businesses with respect to strategies to minimize environmental liability risk arising from ownership of and operations on contaminated land. She also represents clients in their dealings with the regulator in relation to applications for orders and instruments, including approvals in principle and certificates of compliance.
Una is the co-author of 4th Edition of British Columbia Environmental Management Legislation & Commentary, published by LexisNexis® Canada in 2016.
In her commercial practice, Una handles a wide variety of commercial matters including contractual and real property disputes, mining expropriation claims, shareholder disputes, commercial fraud claims, and claims against directors and officers.
Una’s clients range from small businesses and property owners, to developers, strata corporations, insurers, and multi-national, large corporations and REITs.
She is a member of the Environmental Law Subsection of the Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch) and a frequent guest lecturer for the Pacific Business and Law Institute, BC Environmental Industry Association, the Environmental Managers Association and the BC Continuing Legal Education Society. Una has also presented to the Ministry of Environment, environmental consulting industry and environmental insurers. She is considered a thought leader in contaminated sites litigation, regulation and redevelopment.
In 2017, Una was the recipient of the Lexpert® Rising Stars – Leading Lawyers Under 40 award.
Last Updated: June 2019