Anne practises business law and works with clients from various industries, including the transportation and energy sectors. She assists companies with their regulatory and environmental compliance needs, approval processes, and land transactions. Anne also advises companies on best practices relating to community engagement, consultation and negotiations with Indigenous communities, and environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies.
Anne has extensive experience at all stages of project development, including obtaining regulatory approvals and permits, devising and implementing land acquisition strategies, and carrying out environmental assessments and permitting. She represents clients in regulatory proceedings before, notably, the Canadian Energy Regulator (previously, National Energy Board) and the Canadian Transportation Agency.
With respect to consultation and negotiations with Indigenous communities, Anne provides strategic advice to corporate clients on various issues relating to Indigenous and treaty rights, the Crown duty to consult and accommodate, Indigenous land claims and assertions, and related statutory and regulatory matters, in connection with energy, mining and natural resources development projects.
Anne trains executives and members of the government on corporate social responsibility in Canada and internationally. She also advises companies on the development and implementation of ESG strategies and policies, as well as compliance with emerging ESG norms.
Anne is fluent in English and French.