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Leonard J. Griffiths
Partner

Bennett Jones LLP

Leonard J. Griffiths, Bennett Jones LLP

Len is a partner and the co-head of Bennett Jones' Environmental Group, and one of the first lawyers to be Certified by Ontario’s LSO as a Specialist in Environmental Law. His practice includes regulatory advice (including environment, and occupational health & safety), risk management, energy, natural resources, sustainability, project construction and finance, environmental assessments and approvals, corporate transactions, environmental management systems, litigation and policy matters. Len assists clients across Canada, the US and internationally. Len is one of the founding members of the Canadian Centre for Environmental Arbitration and Mediation, a former Adjunct Professor at University of Toronto's law school (energy/natural resources; and corporate social responsibility) and is former Chair of both Ontario and Federal CBA environmental sections. Len is widely recognized and frequently recommended by leading legal directories such as Chambers Global, Lexpert®, Chambers Canada, The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal among others, as a leading environmental lawyer. Len is a Director of Plug'n Drive, a non-profit organization committed to accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles and infrastructure to maximize environmental and economic benefits.


Year Called to the Bar:1985 (ON)
100 King St W, Suite 3400, 1 First Canadian Pl, PO Box 130
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 777-7473
Fax: (416) 863-1716
E-mail: griffithsl@bennettjones.com

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