Saxe Law Office
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Dianne Saxe is one of Canada’s leading environmental lawyers. She is listed as one of the three top environmental practitioners in the Greater Toronto area by Lexpert, as highly qualified by Martindale-Hubbell and as one of the world’s leading environmental lawyers by four international rating services (International Who's Who; Practical Law Company; Euromoney; International Corporate Law). She is a Certified Specialist in Environmental Law, and holds one of Canada’s only Doctorates of Jurisprudence (PhD) in environmental law. She is also a certified, experienced mediator. Author of Ontario’s standard environmental law reference, Ontario Environmental Protection Act Annotated and numerous articles, chapters and texts. Regular columns in Municipal World and Hazmat Magazine. Drafted part of the Environmental Protection Act and Ontario Water Resources Act. 30 years practical experience. Former senior prosecutor, Ministry of the Environment. Regularly consulted by governments, business, individuals and environmental groups. Civil, criminal and administrative environmental litigation and advice. Expertise includes: government relations, contaminated land, approvals, due diligence, ISO 14000, climate change, emissions trading, groundwater protection, New Substances Notification, enforcement, administrative penalties and pesticides. Clients successfully manage environmental risks, resolve disputes, achieve regulatory compliance, avoid (and win) prosecutions, and improve long-term competitiveness. Read a magazine profile of Dianne, 'Fighting Words'.