Jessica E.M. Boily Associate

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2013 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 416-862-4683

Fax: +1 416-862-7661


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Primary office:  Toronto

Jessica E.M. Boily

Jessica Boily is an associate in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office, practising in Environmental Law. 

Jessica works with clients to navigate and resolve complex disputes, including advocating for clients in appeals of environmental orders and civil litigation involving contaminated sites. She guides clients through regulatory inspections and investigations, including defending clients charged with federal, provincial and municipal environmental and regulatory offences. 

Jessica regularly appears before the Environmental Review Tribunal and all levels of courts in Ontario on motions, applications, trials, hearings, appeals and judicial reviews. She also advocates for her clients in mediations and arbitrations. 

Jessica helps clients manage environmental liabilities and regulatory risk by providing ongoing advice and engaging with regulators. She has expertise in the following areas:

  • Contaminated sites
  • Director and officer liability
  • Environmental approvals and permits
  • Pest control products
  • Transportation of dangerous goods 
  • Reporting and emergency response
  • Aboriginal law 

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2013

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2012

    • Education
      Osgoode Hall Law School, JD
  • 2009

    • Education
      McGill University, BA (Hons.)

Jessica's presentations include:

  • Chair, "Understanding New Developments in Environmental Prosecutions," Ontario Bar Association, April 16, 2019
  • Presenter, “Environmental Regulation & Compliance”, Canadian Environmental Conference and Tradeshow (2013-2016)

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