155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON M5V 3J7
Phone: (416) 367-6931
Fax: (416) 863-0871
E-mail: spowell@dwpv.com
 
 
 

One of Canada’s leading environmental lawyers, Sarah advises on the assessment of environmental and social risks and impacts, Indigenous matters, climate change, contaminated site development and litigation and the permitting of infrastructure, energy and natural resource projects. Sarah is also very successful at advocating before administrative tribunals regarding permitting for infrastructure, resource development and manufacturing projects. She is involved in the development and reform of Canadian environmental law, and is a frequent writer and speaker on environmental, energy and Indigenous law issues. Sarah is past chair of the National Environmental, Energy and Resource Law Section of the CBA and the Ontario Bar Association’s Environmental Law Section. She is certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Environmental Law. Select Recognition: Chambers Global and Chambers Canada (Band 1); The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; The Legal 500 CanadaLexpert®/ROB Special Edition: Canada’s Leading Energy Lawyers; The Best Lawyers in Canada’s Toronto Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year 2018 and Energy Law Lawyer of the Year 2017; Expert Guides’ Women in Business Law.


Year Called to the Bar:1993 (ON)
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