Denisa’s clients include provincial and municipal law agencies, private companies, individual landowners and public interest or community groups. Denisa works closely on policy drafting with municipal and provincial governments and understands the culture and inner workings of government. Years of working with corporate clients at some of Toronto’s leading law firms has given Denisa a close understanding of the needs and priorities of business. Denisa also provides ongoing assistance to non-profits and charities in refining advocacy strategies and directing them at the right decision-makers about environmental law in toronto.
Denisa was called to the Ontario Bar in 2015 and is a practitioner in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario. She is a member of the teaching team at the Lawyer as Negotiator seminar at Osgoode Hall Law School, and regularly volunteers for Pro Bono Law Ontario. Denisa is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and Ontario Bar Association.
Denisa’s articles about municipal law in Toronto have been published in Waste Today Magazine, The Advocates’ Journal, The Corporate Litigation Journal and the Canadian Class Action Review.
Green Earth Law
At Green Earth Law, we advise private companies, government, individual landowners and public interest groups on environmental, waste management and municipal law and policies in Canada and internationally.
Green Earth Law understands the legal contexts in which our clients operate, and identifies and addresses in practical and direct terms the legal and regulatory risks that affect our clients’ strategies. Our clients welcome our unparalleled work ethic and ability to provide recommendations that clearly identify roadblocks and deliver successful outcomes.
Our clients additionally benefit from our connections and insights in the waste management industry in Canada in both public and private sectors. We sit at the table with municipal and province-level governing bodies and have boots on the ground where policies are implemented. Our work with industry partners has enhanced our understanding of the needs and capacities of industry and business. We empower non-profits and public interest groups with legal strategies aligned with their vision and directed at the right decision-makers.
Green Earth Law is led by Denisa Mertiri.
Areas of Law
- Environmental law
- Waste management law
- Municipal law
- Administrative law
- Constitutional law
- Land use planning and development
- Environmental approvals
- Commercial and corporate litigation
- Land developers and property owners
- Conservation Authorities
- Industrial businesses
- Directors, officers and management teams
- Engineering and consulting firms
- Waste management companies
- Individuals and community groups