Julie-Anne Pariseau


Julie-Anne Pariseau is based in our Montréal office and is a member of both the Barreau du Québec and the Law Society of Ontario. She works exclusively with Indigenous clients in the areas of Indigenous law, environmental law, energy law and business law.

Julie-Anne has particular expertise advising Indigenous Nations and Indigenous Nation-owned businesses on corporate and commercial transactions. She has participated in the negotiation of numerous impact and benefit agreements in the natural resources sectors and she works closely with her clients to address their particular needs and to advise on the duty to consult and accommodate requirements.

She also works extensively on transactions arising from Indigenous partnerships in the renewable energy, electricity, and mining sectors, and advises clients on compliance as well as environmental and regulatory obligations for large-scale renewable energy projects.

Julie-Anne represents her clients in specific claims and litigation matters, and works together with her clients to build internal capacity, in areas such as governance, financial management, housing and law development.

Julie-Anne completed  a masters degree in law at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto with a research focus on large-scale renewable energy projects and the concept of free, prior and informed consent. Prior to joining Arbutus Law Group Julie- Anne worked with a major law firm specializing in Indigenous law as well as in a class-action law firm.

Outside work, Julie-Anne swims, bikes and runs long-distance triathlons and love to spend time discovering the world with her family.

Julie-Anne is fluent in both English and French, and conversant in Spanish.

Professional Memberships:

  • Barreau du Québec, 2010
  • Law Society of Ontario, 2017

Contact Julie-Anne | P: 514-781-1806