DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Sheahan LLP

Environment

2 ranked lawyersBand 3Nationwide - CanadaCanada 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

High-quality environmental boutique based in Montréal with an established reputation for environmental law, particularly litigation. The team is well placed to handle a wide variety of issues, from contaminated land and remediation to groundwater matters and permitting strategy, as well as the application of specific legislation, such as the Fisheries Act, to industrial clients. Its diverse client roster includes companies from the forestry, aviation, energy and mining industries.

Strengths

Clients describe the team as "focused, diligent, pragmatic and business-savvy."

Other sources highlight the "good level of customer-focused support" and its "ability to provide strategic advice on a broad range of environmental issues."

Work highlights

Represented Montreal International Fuel Facilities in the environmental assessment, public hearings and related permitting matters arising from its development of a new fuel terminal.

Notable practitioners

The "excellent" Anne-Marie Sheahan has built a reputation for being "extremely strong in the way she couples legal advice with business strategy, and extremely helpful in negotiation." She advises on the full spectrum of issues in the environmental space, including environmental assessments and regulatory compliance. Clients say she is "a really knowledgeable and very skilled practitioner."

Market sources describe Paul Granda as "fantastic" and "a very good lawyer." He is highly experienced in advising clients hailing from the manufacturing and energy sectors and counts various contaminated land and remediation cases among his recent work highlights.

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Nationwide - Canada

Environment


Anne-Marie Sheahan
Band 1
Paul Granda
Band 3