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Marc McAree

Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP

Marc McAree, Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP

Marc McAree, BA (Hons), LLB, MES, is a Law Society Certified Specialist in Environmental Law. Marc is named in The 2018 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. He is ranked Most Frequently Recommended by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, selected annually for The Best Lawyers in Canada for environmental law, ranked AV preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, and named annually in the international Who’s Who Legal — Environment and Who’s Who Legal — Canada. He advises on environmental law and litigation involving contaminated land, nuisances, discharges, compliance, approvals, risk mitigation and insurance. Marc appears in all Ontario Courts and before the Environmental Review Tribunal (among other boards). He appeals environmental orders and approvals, and defends environmental prosecutions. Marc advises on environmental transactional due diligence, and provides environmental compliance advice. Marc is a co-author of “Experts in Environmental Litigation” in the Canadian Journal of Administrative Law & Practice (2015). Marc is the Co-Founder and co-Chair of the Willms & Shier Environmental Law Moot Court Competition. 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:1995 (ON); 2008 (BC)