Cindy Vaillancourt

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

1000 De La Gauchetière St W, Suite 2500
Montréal, QC H3B 0A2
Phone: (514) 397-4177
Fax: (514) 875-6246
E-mail: [email protected]

Partner in the Business Law Group of the firm’s Montréal office, she specializes in environmental law and is ranked in all the editions of Chambers Canada in this area since 2016. She acts for clients operating in a wide range of industrial sectors such as mining, cargo handling, wholesale and retail, petrochemical, aeronautics, waste, pulp and paper, and agribusiness, and manages on their behalf numerous matters related to government relations, environmental compliance, contaminated land remediation, and permitting applications. In the context of company sales or purchases, public offerings, real estate transactions, or financing and project development, she coordinates environmental due diligence, issuance or transfer of permits, and negotiates environmental issues. She has considerable expertise on climate change issues, especially with respect to the Québec greenhouse gas cap-and-trade system. She was called to the Québec Bar in 2002 and worked as a legal and political advisor on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, notably on climate change issues.

Year Called to the Bar:2002
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