Emily is an associate in the Vancouver office of Lawson Lundell.  Emily practices regulatory law, dispute resolution and commercial litigation with an emphasis on environmental, Indigenous and administrative law matters.

Emily has advised and represented clients at environmental assessments, and has particular experience with mining projects in Nunavut. She also has experience advising and representing clients with wildlife management and land use planning issues, as well as at Coroner’s Inquests, and before the human rights tribunals in both Newfoundland and Nunavut. Emily endeavours to negotiate amicable solutions to her clients’ issues.

Prior to joining Lawson Lundell LLP, Emily most recently practiced as Legal Counsel at the Government of Nunavut.

Professional Activities

  • Law Society of British Columbia, Member
  • Law Society of Nunavut, Member
  • Law Society of Newfoundland & Labrador, Member



Emily’s experience includes:

  • Successfully defending a Charter challenge against Nunavut’s Wildlife Act.
  • Successfully settling a Nunavut Human Rights Tribunal notification at mediation.
  • Representing clients at environmental impact assessments of sophisticated mining projects in Nunavut.
  • Drafting multi-organizational agreements and MOUs.

News & Publications

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

  • Environmental Managers Association of BC (EMA of BC) Annual Legal Update, The Evolving Role of Indigenous Nations in Environmental Regulation in BC, January 27, 2022, Speaker

Assistant Contact

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia (2021)
  • Nunavut (2016)
  • Newfoundland & Labrador (2014)


Western University (J.D., 2013)

Memorial University (B.M., 2010)

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