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Cheryl Gerhardt McLuckie

Head of Environmental Law

About Cheryl

Phone

Main line: (613) 722-1500

Direct line: (613) 369-0365

Nancy | Law Clerk: x309

Email & Fax

Fax: (613) 722-7677

I practice in the areas of environment law and commercial litigation and am an active member of the environmental law group at Mann Lawyers LLP.

Prior to joining Mann Lawyers in June of 2020, I practiced with a small law firm in Ottawa.  When the opportunity arose to join Mann Lawyers and become part of its exceptional team, I welcomed it.  Being part of a firm that offers a broad range of services will be of great value to my clients.

In my environmental law practice, I assist my clients with all manner of issues arising from environmental contamination.   I have extensive experience in land contamination issues, an area which has undergone significant evolution in recent years.  I provide clients with a wide range of services in environmental law including litigation of environmental claims, defending environmental claims, advising on environmental risk, obligations and liabilities, engaging with the Ministry of the Environment Conservation and Parks and dealing with ministerial orders and prosecutions. I have also been involved in class actions and environmental appeals and approvals.

In my commercial litigation practice, I have substantial experience with complex litigation matters involving construction issues, shareholder disputes and bankruptcy and insolvency matters.  I have represented clients on matters before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal as well as various Tribunals.

I have been practicing in Ottawa since being called to the bar in 2001.  Prior to obtaining my law degree from the University of Ottawa, I earned an honours degree in journalism and legal studies from Carleton University.

When not in the office, I enjoy reading, gardening and spending time with my family and our lovable golden doodle.

If I can be of assistance with an environmental issue, please feel free to contact me by email or by phone.

Cheryl's Service Areas

Commercial Litigation
Environmental Law

The Latest From Cheryl

Blog |
Environmental Law

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Posted October 14, 2021

In the decision of Greenpeace Canada (2471256 Canada Inc. v. Ontario (Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks), 2021 ONSC 4521, released September 3, 2021,[...]
Blog |
Environmental Law

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Posted August 5, 2021

The Environmental Law team at Mann Lawyers enjoyed success in the recently released decision of Sorbam Investments Ltd. v. Litwack et al., 2021 ONSC 5226. [...]
Blog |
Environmental Law

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Posted July 19, 2021

On June 3, 2021, the Divisional Court released its decision in Eastern Georgian Bay Protective Society Inc. v. Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks,[...]
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Environmental Law

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Posted May 25, 2021

In a surprising move, on May 3, 2021 the federal government announced that it will be taking steps to conduct its own environmental assessment of[...]
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Environmental Law

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Posted March 22, 2021

Recent regulatory actions by the Ontario provincial government are raising significant legal issues for conservation interests. On December 8, 2020, Royal Assent was given to[...]
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Posted January 22, 2021

A little levity for the New Year (and not at all relevant to environmental law): regulated symbols of our province. While you may be aware[...]

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