Nov 17, 2020

WeirFoulds welcomes senior environmental lawyer Janet Bobechko

WeirFoulds is delighted to announce that Janet Bobechko has joined the firm as a partner in our Environmental Law and Corporate & Commercial Practice Groups.

Janet joins WeirFoulds as a Certified Specialist in Environmental Law and a nationally recognized senior practitioner with extensive experience in all aspects of environmental law, including, contaminated lands, regulatory compliance, due diligence, corporate M&A, real estate transactions and development, financings, spills and emergency response as well as environmental social governance (ESG) matters.

“Janet has a highly impressive background in environmental law, climate change and sustainability,” says Wayne Egan, Managing Partner. “We are thrilled to have another lawyer of her calibre and with her high-level portfolio of clients join our team and contribute to the top-notch service that has come to be expected from our clients and peers.”

Janet is repeatedly recognized as a Leading Practitioner in Environmental Law in Chambers, Lexpert and Best Lawyers in Canada. She chairs the Climate Change Committee at the Ontario Environment Industry Association, is on the external advisory committee of the Ryerson University Institute for the Study of Corporate Social Responsibility and is on the Province of Ontario’s Excess Soil Engagement Group.

Janet can be reached at 416.947.5073, jbobechko@weirfoulds.com or on LinkedIn.