Barbora Grochalova  


Executive Summary

Barbora Grochalova is an associate in the Environmental, Municipal, Expropriation and Regulatory Group in our Toronto office.

Barbora is member of the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations and acted as Counsel for the Canadian Environmental Law Association prior to joining BLG. She has had exposure to many different areas of law, with a focus on environmental, administrative, and regulatory matters before the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) and the Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT).

Representative Work

  • Carriage of litigation files before Ontario Municipal Board, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board, and supported litigation files before Divisional Court, Ontario Municipal Board, and Environmental Review Tribunal
  • Conducted witness examinations before tribunal, and interviewed and assessed potential expert witnesses in preparation for litigation
  • Drafted summary advice letters for clients advising on possible legal courses of action
  • Prepared and delivered law reform submissions before a committee of Ontario legislature

Publications & Presentations

  • Co Author, "Ontario Environmental Protection Act and Regulatory Changes: More Brownfields Open for Business," HazMat Management, June 2019
  • Co-Author, "Administrative Monetary Penalties in Force for Ontario Cap and Trade Program," BLG Environmental Bulletin, January 2018.
  • Author, "NAFTA talks provide no certainty for Canada's environment wish list," The Lawyer's Daily, September 2017
  • Presenter, "Ontario and Toronto Climate Policy: Equity Implications," Economics for the Anthropocene field course, June 2017
  • Presenter, "Carbon Pricing and Energy Poverty," Ontario Climate Consortium, May 2017
  • Co-Presenter, "Ontario Climate Policy Through a Climate Justice Lens," Presentation to Low-Income Energy Network Annual Conference, March 2016