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Christine Duchaine has been recognized in the 2022 LEXPERT SPECIAL EDITION ENERGY 2022

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Christine Duchaine recognized by Chambers & Partners as a leading environmental lawyer in Canada

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Sodavex is proud to announce that Samuel Lepage was sworn on July 8 after completing his articling with the Quebec Bar. He is now starting his career as a lawyer in our environmental law team.

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“To excel in environmental law is to understand the dynamics between natural environments and the needs of every being thriving in them, to master every little detail of environmental laws and regulations and to have a profound desire to lead and allow for the realization of eco-responsible activities”

Christine Duchaine -Lawyer and founder

A reference in the legal field for over 10 years

Founded in 2009 by Christine Duchaine, a pionneer in environmental law with over 30 years experience, our firm relies on an important team of devoted and passionate lawyers all working in collegiality. We remain constantly on the watch for new changes to regulations and science and offer practical, innovative and efficient solutions to the challenges put before us. With our large network of partners, we cover the entire specter of legal services and spare no efforts when it comes to helping our clients reach their goals.

Our seasoned team of lawyers excel in our fields of law and are recognized by our peers. Whether it be through our court decisions, our publications, our conferences, our media appearances or our social involvements, our team does not simply practice law, it helps it evolve. 

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Christine Duchaine has been named “Lexpert Ranked” for the years 2020, 2021 and 2022. Lexpert rankings are based on a rigorous peer review process. 

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“Peers regard Montréal-based Christine Duchaine as a force to be reckoned with in environmental litigation. She is experienced handling appellate work and regularly acts on behalf of energy and natural resources companies.” 

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The firm, as well as Christine Duchaine personally, have received the Best Lawyers designation in the Environmental category for 2020 to 2023 and in the Expropriation category for 2022 to 2023. This designation is awarded after a scrupulous peer-review process. 

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Sodavex’s position among the elite was recognized in 2010 when it was named one of Canada’s Top Five Environmental Law Shops by the renowned Canadian Lawyer magazine. This appointment was reiterated in 2013.

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The CREW Award recognizes the excellence of women in commercial real estate who have distinguished themselves by their leadership, achievements and commitment. It was during the Excellence Gala held by CREW that Me Duchaine, well surrounded by her family, friends and colleagues from Sodavex, accepted with great emotion this prestigious award.

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Christine Duchaine has been awarded the prestigious “Distinguished BV” rating of Martindale-Hubbel for more than 15 consecutive years, which means that her peers consider that she deserves a “Very High Rating in Both Legal Ability & amp; Ethical Standards “.

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The Premières en Affaires magazine was honored to include Christine among the eight “must-know” of its December 2013-January 2014 edition, devoted to business services. This issue showcases the carreers of eight women in this field.

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Medias, NewsPublished on October 5, 2022

Christine Duchaine has been recognized in the 2022 LEXPERT SPECIAL EDITION ENERGY 2022

Delighted to share that Christine Duchaine has been recognized in the 2022 LEXPERT SPECIAL EDITION ENERGY 2022 for her expertise.

Medias, NewsPublished on September 29, 2022

Christine Duchaine recognized by Chambers & Partners as a leading environmental lawyer in Canada

Delighted to share that Christine Duchaine has been recognized by Chambers & Partners in their 2023 Canadian directory listing as a leading practitioner in Environmental Law.

By Christine Duchaine
Medias, NewsPublished on August 26, 2022

Christine Duchaine recognized by Best Lawyers® for her excellence in environmental law and expropriation

Christine Duchaine, founder of Sodavex, is again recognized by Best Lawyers® in the categories of Environmental Law and Expropriation

By Christine Duchaine