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Lawyer

Chloé D'Astous

Assistant(s)

Joëlle Lépine
514 397-6699,3029

Montreal

25th Floor
1100 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
Montreal, Quebec H3B 5C9
CANADA
514 397-8500 514 397-8515

Chloé D’astous practises on the Litigation, Business Law, and Environmental Law team at BCF.

She advises various clients on issues related to contaminated sites and wetland areas in addition to the government authorizations required to carry out projects and ensure their environmental compliance.

In addition, she advises other BCF departments on environmental issues, particularly in the framework of mergers and acquisitions.

She also represents clients involved in disputes with the Ministry of Environment and disputes related to disguised expropriations and the contestation of municipal by-laws.

  • Called to the Barreau du Québec (2013)
  • D.E.S.S. in Sustainable Development Management, HEC Montréal (in progress)
  • Civil Law Degree (LL.L.), University of Ottawa (2011)
  • Le nouveau Code de procédure civile et l’environnement : bilan et regard prospectif — Développements récents en droit de l’environnement 2017

    Co-author, 2017

  • Commentary on the decision Villeneuve v. Montréal (Ville de) — Analyse de la constitutionnalité des mesures réglementaires adoptées par la Ville de Montréal afin d'encadrer la tenue de manifestations (Analysis of the constitutionality of regulatory measures adopted by the City of Montreal to govern the holding of demonstrations) — Repères

    Author, October 2016

  • Column — La Loi sur les espèces en péril, un régime méconnu qui pourrait avoir de lourdes conséquences sur certains projets immobiliers (The Species At Risk Act, a little-known regime that could have grave consequences for certain real estate projects) — Repères

    Author, June 2016

  • Commentary on the decision Société en commandite Investissement Richmond v. Québec (Procureure générale) (Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques) — Analyse des obligations des promoteurs immobiliers souhaitant développer un terrain situé en partie en zone humide, et interprétation de la notion de marécage et de marais en vertu de la Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement et de la Loi concernant des mesures de compensation pour la réalisation de projets affectant un milieu humide ou hydrique (Analysis of the obligations incumbent on real estate developers wishing to develop a property partly located in wetlands, and interpretation of the concept of swamp and marsh under the Environment Quality Act and the Act Respecting Compensation Measures for the Carrying out of Projects Affecting Wetlands or Bodies of Water)— Repères

    Author, June 2015

  • Commentary on the decision Girard v. Immeubles Bigaouette inc. – Analyse de la validité de la clause résolutoire d'un acte de vente s'appliquant en cas de non-respect de critères architecturaux lors de la construction d'une demeure par les acheteurs sur leur terrain faisant partie d'un développement résidentiel homogène (Analysis of the validity of the resolutory clause in a deed of sale applicable in the event of non-compliance with architectural criteria for the construction of a home by the purchasers on their land forming part of a homogeneous residential development)– Repères

    Author, November 2015

  • Commentary on the decision St-Lambert (Ville de) v. Montréal (Ville de) — Analyse des critères de l'émission d'une ordonnance de sauvegarde en matière de bruit lorsqu'il n'y a pas de norme applicable à cet effet (Analysis of the criteria for the issuance of a safeguard order pertaining to noise in the absence of an applicable standard)— Repères

    Author, December 2015

  • Column — La conversion d'un immeuble locatif en copropriété— Repères

    Author, June 2015

  • Support concerning the environmental aspects during the sale of various companies, including a company operating quarries and bituminous concrete plants, and another maintaining its business activities in federal ports;
  • Support when applying for various authorizations from the Ministère du développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques;
  • Acted for a company in legal proceedings instituted by the Director of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions for alleged violations of the Environment Quality Act;
  • Acted for a real estate developer in a dispute to obtain an injunction to modify a major road infrastructure to restore the natural drainage of land as well as the protection afforded to illegally flooded land by the Environment Quality Act;
  • Acted for real estate developers in disguised expropriation proceedings resulting from the municipal and regional regulations adopted by cities and MRC/agglomerations in Greater Montreal involving multi-million dollar awards;
  • Acted for a company to contest an administrative monetary penalty imposed by the Ministère du développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte for alleged violations of the Environment Quality Act.
  • April 12, 2018

    Revue annuelle de la jurisprudence en droit de l’environnement (2017) – Canadian Bar Association Lecturer – Section of Environment, Energy and Resources – Montreal

  • Barreau du Québec
  • Young Bar Association of Montreal
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Conseil patronal de l’environnement du Québec