- Former Public Representative of the Association of Geoscientists Nova Scotia Council 2018-2019
Elizabeth is an associate in the Halifax office with a practice primarily focused on corporate commercial law, including legal issues related to the mining, energy, and forestry sectors. She works on a variety of corporate and securities matters, including asset and share purchases, financing, and securities compliance. Specific to the mining sector, she provides advice on the purchase and sale of mineral rights and related surface access issues.
Elizabeth also is experienced in environmental due diligence, permitting and compliance for projects, species at risk issues, and drafting contracts to allocate risk for environmental liabilities in project development. Additionally, Elizabeth has legal knowledge in Aboriginal law, particularly in respect of the Crown’s duty to consult and accommodate Indigenous peoples.
Elizabeth is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society and the Canadian Bar Association. She is a former Public Representative (lay member) of the Geoscientists Nova Scotia Council and is a past Member at Large of the CBA Environmental, Energy & Resources Law Section.
Elizabeth is a contributing author on a number of publications, including:
Jun 26, 2019
Information disclosure is a key theme that emerges from Canada’s new cannabis regulatory regime: the government wants lots of information from…
Mar 22, 2018
McInnes Cooper makes waves as it announces its formal oceans initiative. The oceans initiative includes a team of dedicated lawyers focusing…
May 23, 2017
McInnes Cooper lawyer Elizabeth McIsaac is among the team members contributing to the development of the Mining Code for the International…
May 11, 2017
The Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act is one of several anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws aimed at fighting corruption in the…
Apr 20, 2017
On April 13, 2017, Canada’s federal government introduced legislation that, if passed into law, will legalize recreational cannabis in Canada.…