Anne Drost practises in the Energy, Environmental, Climate Change and Regulatory Law Group. She is co-chair of the Corporate Social Responsibility Law Practice Group and also practises in the areas of Mining Law, Aboriginal Law and Real Estate Law.
In Environmental Law, Anne has experience in advising clients on regulatory approvals, compliance and in transactions such as the acquisition or disposition of land. Anne works with clients in the energy sector, in particular in the transportation of gas and oil and in wind farms. She is also an expert in rail transportation and is currently acting as Deputy Emissary for the Government of Quebec on the development of high-speed train corridors in the Northeastern United States and Quebec, Canada.
In the field of Aboriginal Law, Anne assists both government and industry clients. She recently assisted Raymond Chrétien, strategic counsel at the firm, who was named Chief Federal Negotiator, and together they successfully negotiated an historic agreement with the Cree of Quebec (an aboriginal community in Northern Quebec) regarding treaty implementation and an out-of-court settlement.
Anne is regularly a sessional lecturer at the McGill Faculty of Law. She is currently teaching a course on Energy Law and Climate Change and has taught Land Use Planning, Environmental Law and Municipal Law in past years.
Barreau du Québec
Barreau de Montréal
Canadian Bar Association
- Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)
- Pipeline Association of Quebec
- New England - Canada Business Council (NECBC)
- Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
- Women in Mining (WIM) Canada
- Peace Medal Organizing Committee, The YMCAs of Québec