100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1994 (ON); 2011 (Nunavut); 2016 (Yukon); 2017 (NWT)
Certified by the LSO as a Specialist in Environmental Law and Indigenous Legal Issues (Corporate and Commercial), Adam Chamberlain is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office and leader of the firm’s national Climate Change and Environmental Law Group. Issues he regularly addresses include: GHG and other emissions regulation and transactions, impact assessment, defence of environmental prosecutions, corporate commercial and other relationships involving Indigenous-owned and operated entities, natural resource regulation and related business relationships as well as litigation related to aspects of his practice. Adam’s work is geographically diverse. He is a member of the Bar in all three of Canada’s Territories as well as Ontario. Sectors in which he has experience include: waste management, energy (renewable generation, distribution and transmission), mining, infrastructure development, water and wastewater, contaminated land management, as well as municipal infrastructure. Adam’s clients have included Indigenous organizations, governments, government agencies and private companies. He has been recognized in Chambers Global, Chambers Canada and The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. Adam received the Best Lawyers 2023 Environmental Law “Lawyer of the Year" award in Toronto.