Sheahan LLP

Environment Department

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What the team is known for Quality environmental boutique based in Montréal with an established reputation for environmental law and 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 One client reported: "They are experienced, knowledgeable, and their advice is always pragmatic and well targeted."

Work highlights Defended Resolute Forest Products against proceedings instituted under the Fisheries Act in relation to alleged release of harmful substances.

Notable practitioners

Anne-Marie Sheahan is highlighted for her "excellent reputation in environmental law" by impressed sources.She is recognised as a highly experienced practitioner, frequently advising on a range of complex matters including regulatory compliance, environmental assessments and remediation concerns.

Paul Granda is well regarded in the market for his significant experience advising energy and manufacturing sector clients on contamination liability and redevelopment matters.