JoAnn P. Jamieson

JoAnn is a senior environmental and regulatory lawyer with over 25 years of experience serving clients throughout Western and Northern Canada. JoAnn’s practice is focused on energy and natural resource matters including:

  • Strategic project planning + stakeholder engagement
  • Surface rights + land access
  • Traditional land use studies + environmental impact assessments
  • Regulatory approvals + compliance
  • Climate change policy + carbon offset transactions
  • Water management + permitting issues
  • Land use, wildlife management + biodiversity
  • Environmental, Social + Corporate Governance

JoAnn also has extensive experience and expertise in Aboriginal law matters, including:

  • Indigenous engagement + Crown consultation processes
  • Negotiation of impact benefit agreements
  • Indigenous Relations policy
  • Commercial agreements with Indigenous communities
  • Development on First Nation reserve + Metis settlement lands
  • Interpretation + negotiation of modern treaties

JoAnn is called to the bar in Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, and frequently appears before the various energy, land and water tribunals.  


JoAnn is currently the President of the Environmental Law Centre (Alberta) and on the board of the Alberta Emerald Foundation and the Alberta Chamber of Resources.  She regularly publishes legal articles and is a frequent speaker at industry and legal conferences. Prior to returning to private practice, JoAnn spent eight years as in-house regulatory counsel for a major energy company.