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McCarthy Tétrault
745 Thurlow Street
Suite 2400
Vancouver BC V6E 0C5
Canada

Work Department

Environment

Position

Partner in the firm’s Vancouver Business Law Group. Specializes in environmental law, corporate/commercial law, regulatory law, compliance, and Aboriginal issues across sectors. Areas of specialization include environmental assessment and permitting, contaminated sites, environmental management systems, fuel standards, product stewardship, product and food safety, and partnering with Aboriginal groups. Expertise in climate change law and advising clients on matters relating to carbon pricing, emissions trading, offset systems, compliance, and carbon disclosure. Regularly advises non-profit organizations on regulatory and commercial aspects of managing plastic waste in the ocean.

Career

Bar of England and Wales (2010); British Columbia Bar (2008); Alberta Bar (2005); Ontario Bar (2005).

Memberships

Vice-Chair and Past Secretary/Treasurer of Canadian Bar Association’s Executive Committee for Environmental, Energy & Resources Law; American Bar Association; Board Member and Past Chair of BC-Yukon Chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association.

Education

JD, LLB, MA, BA

Leisure

Sessional Instructor at BC Institute of Technology (Environmental Engineering Program); Legal Advisor to the Ocean Legacy Foundation.