MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 27, 2013) - Sodavex, a specialized law firm in environmental, energy, expropriation and real estate law, is proud to announce that Me Jean Carrier is joining the firm.
Me Carrier, a highly skilled lawyer, joins Me Christine Duchaine, founder of Sodavex, combining in the same firm two of the most experienced lawyers in environmental law. Such a concentration of expertise is rarely seen in that field. With the arrival of Me Carrier, Sodavex is now Quebec's number one choice in environmental law for its expertise, depth and number of specialized professionals.
A member of the Quebec Bar since 1991, Me Jean Carrier has more than 19 years of experience in environmental law. Throughout his career and as a partner in an important national law firm, he specialized in the traditional fields of mergers and acquisitions, financing and contaminated lands, as well as in the fields of natural resources and energy. Involved in major national and international transactions and projects, he completed successful mandates in over 10 countries, more specifically in Europe and in Africa.
Me Carrier is on the list of environmental experts of the North American Free Trade Agreement since 2000. He was the president of the Section on Environment, Energy and Natural Resources (Quebec branch) of the Canadian Bar Association from 1998 to 2004, as well as a member of the legislative sub-committee of this Association from 1995 to 2003. He was also a member of the Conseil patronal de l'environnement du Québec from 2000 to 2012.
Me Carrier was awarded numerous honors, among which the prestigious The Best Lawyers in Canada, which acknowledged his excellence in environmental law in 2011 and 2012.
"Jean is someone I have held into high esteem and have appreciated for a long time. He is one of the best senior lawyers specialized in environmental law. The term "excellence" comes naturally in mind to describe him." has declared Me Christine Duchaine, president of Sodavex. "I am honored and proud to partner with a person of such caliber and competence."
"I am very happy to join Sodavex and Me Duchaine", has expressed Me Carrier. "With Sodavex, Me Duchaine has built an excellent platform to offer a different option to clients searching for legal services specialized in environment. I share the values and goals of the firm in offering high quality services in a more flexible and friendly structure" Me Carrier added. "The combination of our respective forces will allow us to offer the full spectrum of services in environmental law, from transaction to litigation. Our clients will benefit from an unrivaled depth within the same firm. I could not wish for a better partnership."
About Sodavex inc.
Founded in August 2009, Sodavex is a law firm specializing in environmental law. Listed among the five best environmental law boutiques in Canada by the journal Canadian Lawyer, Sodavex offers a spectrum of services from counsel to representation in transaction and litigation. Sodavex can take action at all stages (prevention, planning, implementation and operation) of a given situation involving environmental, energy, expropriation or municipal aspects. Furthermore, its vast network of environmental experts allows Sodavex to offer non-traditional services, adapted to the needs of each situation.