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Emilie  Bundock

Emilie Bundock

Associate Fasken
Environmental protection and community engagement are key to the success of any industrial or natural resources development project.
Jurisdiction Quebec, 2012
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montreal
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Emilie Bundock practises law as a member of the firm’s Energy, Mining, and Climate Change groups. She advises clients on matters relating to compliance with environmental laws and environmental regulatory approval processes as well as on best practices relating to community engagement, including consultation with Indigenous communities. Emilie also provides legal and strategic advice with respect to compliance with ethics and lobbying rules. Since October 2016, she assists Raymond Chrétien, O.C. with his assignment to represent the Province of Québec with respect to the litigious commercial cases between Canada and the United States relating to softwood lumber, uncoated groundwood paper, aluminium and steel.

Emilie Bundock practises environmental law. She advises clients of the mining, industrial and commercial sectors on matters relating to directors’ and officers’ liability, compliance with environmental laws and regulations and environmental regulatory approval processes.

In mining law, Emilie provides regulatory advice relating to environmental matters from the exploration stage to the closure and remediation of mine sites. She advises clients on the broader issues of business and human rights, including best practices relating to community engagement and consultation with Indigenous communities. Emilie also participates in the drafting and negotiation of agreements with Indigenous communities.

Emilie has developed particular expertise in climate change law and carbon trading, including in the Québec-California cap-and-trade system and the marketing of environmental attributes. She advises clients on transactions involving greenhouse gas emission units and environmental attributes, both on the regulated and voluntary markets.

In working with private and public producers of conventional and renewable energy, Emilie provides guidance on regulatory and commercial matters. She also participates in the drafting and negotiation of power purchase agreements and transmission agreements.

Before studying law, Emilie completed a degree in international relations and international law. Since October 2016, she assists Raymond Chrétien, O.C. with his assignment to represent the Province of Québec in the negotiations underway between Canada and the United States with respect to the litigious commercial cases relating to softwood lumber, uncoated groundwood paper, aluminium and steel.

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Education

  • Certificate, Mining Law Osgoode Hall Law School at York University
  • B.C.L., LL.B. McGill University
  • BA, International Relations & International Law Université du Québec à Montréal

Community involvement

  • Member of the Board of Directors, Vice President, SUCO (a Canadian international cooperation organization in food security)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Théâtre La Chapelle

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • Member, Law of Lobbying and Ethics Committee, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Young Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montréal
  • Member, Young Bar Association of Montréal
Article, Co-Author La mise en oeuvre des ententes entre les promoteurs de projets miniers et les communautés autochtones – tendances et meilleures pratiques Le droit des ressources naturelles et de l'énergie, LexisNexis Canada, 2017
Article Real Estate Development (large or small) – Don’t forget to register in the Registry of Lobbyists! Espace Québec, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2017
Article Commentary: The Paris Agreement is a historic climate deal
The Application of Agreements Between Indigenous Peoples and Mining Companies location location Québec Université Laval - Salle Jean-Paul Tardif - Pavillon La Laurentienne
Director and officer liability – What you should know about environmental issues location location Montreal

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