Environmental Law


Our environmental lawyers help clients take proactive steps to keep ahead of changes in environmental laws which may affect their businesses, assets, and interests. Their in-depth knowledge of the industry and its changing legal implications allow them to provide you with effective and timely support.

Areas of Environmental Law

Corporate Transactions

We support clients in deal structuring and environmental risk management. We provide advice in the context of land, asset, and share transactions, as well as brownfield redevelopment projects.

Environmental Litigation

We provide a vigorous prosecution and defence of contaminated land disputes, defence of Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change orders, and enforcement actions including management of Ministry investigations.

Regulatory Compliance

We provide support in corporate environmental compliance and internal policy development.

Toxic Substances

We regularly advise clients in matters relating to toxic substances, domestic substances, and new substances.

Waste Management and Diversion

We offer practical advice and opinions to seize opportunities and manage obligations relating to the handling and disposal of waste and compliance with product stewardship regulations.

Environmental Assessments

We regularly provide advice on federal and provincial environmental assessments, including class environmental assessments, strategic planning, and consultations.


We offer proactive advice in advance of vesting or transferring tax sale properties, managing the liability associated with historic landfills, and drafting Municipal Responsibility Agreements.

For assistance with your environmental law enquiry, please contact Matt Benson by Email or 613.546.8084.

Meet Our Environmental Law Team

Environmental Law Lawyers

Matt Benson*


Matt Benson is a Partner in our Business Law group. Matt advises clients on

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Lisa Asbreuk*


Lisa Asbreuk is a Partner in our Business Law group. Lisa provides advice to

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Environmental Law Support Staff

Stephanie Racine

ext. 8033

Dawn Hagerman

ext. 8032

For assistance with your environmental law enquiry, please contact Matt Benson by email or 613.546.8084.

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