Julie Abouchar, BSc (Hons), LLB, BCL, LLM, is a Law Society Certified Specialist in Environmental Law. Julie provides advice and representation to clients about environmental compliance and due diligence, environmental assessment and approvals, environmental prosecutions, and contaminated land remediation. Julie appears before the Environmental Review Tribunal, Energy Board and the Courts. She assists with environmental inspections and investigations and negotiates with regulators. Julie has a substantial Aboriginal law practice, negotiating and drafting resource agreements for industry and Aboriginal clients, advising on Aboriginal consultation and facilitating dispute resolution in the mining, infrastructure and energy sectors. Julie advises about resource development in Canada’s near and far north. Julie is co-author of Ontario Water Law, published by Canada Law Book, ranked Repeatedly Recommended for Environmental Law and Most Frequently Recommended by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for Aboriginal Law. Julie is selected annually for The Best Lawyers in Canada for environmental law, Aboriginal law, and energy regulatory law. Willms & Shier is named Law Firm of the Year for Environmental Law in The Best Lawyers in Canada, 2017 Edition.
Year Called to the Bar:
1994 (ON); 1994 (NB); 2014 (NU)
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