You are now in contact with one of the most renowned law firms specializing in environmental, natural resources (refineries, mining, energy) and land use Law (zoning, real estate) in Quebec.
Established in 2001 by Mr. Robert Daigneault and incorporated as Daigneault, avocats inc. – Daigneaults, Lawyers Inc. in 2009, our firm rapidly gained notoriety in these fields. We offer counsel, representation and litigation services to our industrial, commercial and institutional clientele with an integrated solution-based approach.
Because of our size, our highly specialized team of lawyers (with superior studies) and paralegals (with a Bachelor of laws), our mobility and thanks to the great diversity of cases referred to us, we are positioned to accompany our clients through the different stages of their mandates efficiently and rapidly, no matter the size of the project, whether for a local business or a large industrial complex.
We strive to render our client-lawyer relations collaborative and productive. Based on a team-driven creative process, our approach allows us to devise practical solutions above and beyond the boundaries of traditional judicial avenues.
Its expertise being widely recognized, our team regularly publishes texts and articles regarding environmental law or on the key issues involving the environment, gives conferences and provides training aimed at lawyers, industrial leaders, managers and administrators, environmental auditors and assessors of sites.
Our clientele comes from all over the province, from the Gaspé area to northern Québec and from the North Shore to the Ontario border. We also work for out of province companies operating in our territory.
We are in a position to support and counsel our clients in case of an environmental emergency such as a toxic spill or by rapidly responding to allegations of an infraction, investigations or legal proceedings.
Our firm is proud of being among one of the five canadian law firms having been designated as the “Leading Boutique Law Firms” in the field of environmental, natural resources and energy law by the “Canadian Lawyer” publication in March 2005, May 2010 and 2013.
Mr. Robert Daigneault has been involved for more than 45 years in the environmental and resource sector, successively as a biologist, a manager and a legal counsel (including 10 years with the Quebec Department of Environment). For several consecutive years now, he has been selected as a lawyer whose competence has been recognized by his peers in Canada and the United States and registered in the prestigious Lexis-Nexis, Martindale-Hubbell “Peer review rated for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability” directory for the United States and Canada as well as in the “Best Lawyers in Canada” directory.
Daigneault, avocats inc. – Daigneault, Lawyers Inc. has given itself the goal of offering proactive professional support, leading edge counsel and efficient representation in all legal matters and situations related with environment, natural resources and land use. Our firm’s commitment is to ensure that our clients receive the service that suits all their needs and to establish long term relations based on mutual trust.
Today, the environment is a field that is inseparable from all business practices and deserves particular attention in light of the complexity of cases encountered. Because Daigneault, avocats inc. – Daigneault, Lawyers Inc. understands the necessity to comply with the laws and regulations in effect and to anticipate those under development, our team of specialists can really help you master all spheres of your environmental activities and issues.
Land use Planning
Energy and Natural Resources
Lakes and Watercourses
Hazardous Products and New Substances
Environmental Management and Training
Legal Advice and Counselling
Civil and Administrative Litigation
Permits and Approvals
Emergency Plans and Operations
Environmental Assessment Processes
Non Litigious Representation and Representation before Regulatory Authorities
Transactions and Contracts