André Turmel

André Turmel


Recognized since 2006

Montréal, Quebec

Practice Areas

Energy Law

Energy Regulatory Law

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André Turmel

André Turmel practises energy law, negotiating generation, supply and transmission electricity agreements for producers in the biomass, cogeneration, biogas, hydro and wind sectors. He advises oil & gas clients on permitting and licences. He provides legal advices to companies operating in all areas of economic activity who wish to control their energy costs. He represents clients before public utility boards. André acts for governments, utilities and developers in Africa on World Bank, African Development Bank and other multilateral banks files regarding institutional reforms in energy, telecommunications and water. He also advises certain national and international clients on climate change and carbon trade issues. He is co-author of the three following books: 1) Annotated Climate Change Statutes and Regulations in Canada 2) Lobbying in Canada/Lobbyisme au Canada and 3) La Loi sur la Régie de l'énergie annotée all published by Carswell Inc. He regularly speaks at conferences on energy-related and climate change matters. He teach Energy Law at Laval University. André was called to the Québec Bar in 1990. He holds a LLM in international law.

Contact & Links


  • 800 Victoria Square, Suite 3500
    P.O. Box 242
    Montréal, QC H4Z 1E9


  • English
  • French

Bar Admissions

  • Quebec, Barreau du Québec

Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario

285 The Best Lawyers in Canada awards

62 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 for work in:

  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law

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