Sarah V. Powell, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON M5V 3J7
Phone: (416) 367-6931
Fax: (416) 863-0871

Sarah is a partner with extensive experience in all aspects of environmental law, including strategic advice on the assessment of environmental and social risks and impacts, Indigenous matters, climate change, contaminated sites development and litigation and the permitting of infrastructure, energy and natural resource projects. She writes and speaks on environmental, energy and Indigenous law issues, including Indigenous engagement, renewable energy approvals and redevelopment of brownfields. Sarah is the past chair of the National Environmental, Energy and Resource Law Section of the CBA and the Environmental Law Section of the OBP. She is also Certified by The Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Environmental Law. Sarah is recognized as a leading environmental lawyer in numerous publications, including The Best Lawyers in Canada as Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year 2018 and Energy Law Lawyer of the Year 2017; Chambers Global and Chambers Canada (band 1); The Legal 500 Canada; The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory; Lexpert®/ROB Special Edition: Canada’s Leading Energy Lawyers; Who’s Who Legal: Environmental Law; Expert Guides’ Women in Business Law and Energy and Environment. Ontario Bar, 1993.

Year Called to the Bar:1993 (ON)
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