Environmental Class Actions in Canada
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 978-0-7798-8398-1
Product Type: Book
Number of Pages: 1000
Binding: hardcover
Publication Date: 2018-04-27
Publisher: Carswell
Price: $446.00

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Description
This book aims to show how environmental class actions work in Canada. The book aims to be practical, not theoretical or critical, and my hope is to help lawyers, in house counsel, judges, law professors and students, and even members of the public understand how class actions can (or cannot) help to resolve environmental problems. Developments in class action in general are the subject of intense scrutiny by law firms, and major law firms will issue client alerts on class actions issues. The aim is to give the readers a complete exposé of the specific issues that they are most interested in. For example, in house counsel working for a railway company will be interested by the chapters on Railway Nuisances or Train Derailment and Spills.
About the Author

André Durocher practises in the areas of class actions, environmental law, energy law, and Aboriginal law. André is an experienced litigator and defends clients before the civil and penal courts and administrative tribunals. He has defended clients during class actions in the areas of environmental, consumer protection, competition, food, energy, pension plans, municipal, and Aboriginal law. He represents pharmaceutical laboratories, railways, airlines, manufacturers, municipalities, and motor racing organizations.

André defends companies charged with penal environmental offences or subject to administrative remedies, such as actions to revoke environmental permits. He is also asked to intervene in connection with injunctions and Aboriginal land claims. André has co-authored works on class actions and is recognized throughout Canada as a leading lawyer in his areas of practice.

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