Davies Welcomes Marie-Claude Bellemare

Marie-Claude Bellemare has joined Davies as a partner in our Montréal office. Considered to be one of the top environmental lawyers in Québec, Marie-Claude will advise Canadian and international clients on both provincial and federal environmental, natural resource, energy and public law.

Her sterling reputation as a practitioner and her broad experience in all aspects of environmental law make Marie-Claude a great asset for our clients. She joins Sarah Powell and Alexandria Pike on our industry-leading environmental team, helping clients successfully navigate this complex area of law. The addition of Marie-Claude further strengthens our dynamic environmental practice – in particular, her deep expertise in civil law enhances our ability to support our clients across the country.

Marie-Claude is consistently recognized as a leading practitioner of environmental law in Chambers Canada, Lexpert and The Best Lawyers in Canada, and speaks frequently on environmental matters at conferences in Québec and Ontario.


L’État peut-il engager sa responsabilité pour les troubles de voisinage?

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Bill 61: Restarting Québec’s Economy

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