"I joined Lawson Lundell because the firm has kind and capable lawyers doing interesting work."

Jonathan Andrews is an articling student in the Vancouver office of Lawson Lundell LLP. He is pursuing a career in litigation and regulatory law, with a particular focus on environmental and Aboriginal law.

Jonathan obtained his J.D. from the University of Manitoba, where he was a Dean’s List scholar and received several course awards including for Advocacy and Corporate Law. During his studies he completed a clerkship with the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench and a visiting term at the Allard School of Law, where he earned a certificate of specialization in Environmental and Natural Resource Law.

Prior to his legal studies, Jonathan was a graduate student and researcher in the field of environmental science. Outside of work, Jonathan prioritizes time in the outdoors and with family.

Professional Activities

  • Law Society of British Columbia, Articled Student
  • Canadian Bar Association, Member



  • Student Law Clerk at the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench.
  • Student Counsel at the University of Manitoba Community Law Centre.
  • Research Assistant at the University of Manitoba Legal Research Institute.

News & Publications

News & Publications

  • Jonathan Andrews, “The cost of compromising on procedure: A case study of Manitoba’s The Vulnerable Persons Living with a Mental Disability Act” (2020) Man LJ (in press).
  • Andrews, J., Babb, D., & Barber, D. (2018). Climate change and sea ice: Shipping in Hudson Bay, Hudson Strait, and Foxe Basin (1980–2016). Elem Sci Anth, 6(1). DOI:
  • Ng, A. K., Andrews, J., Babb, D., Lin, Y., & Becker, A. (2018). Implications of climate change for shipping: Opening the Arctic seas. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change.
  • Andrews, J., Babb, D., & Barber, D. G. (2017). Climate change and sea ice: shipping accessibility on the marine transportation corridor through Hudson Bay and Hudson Strait (1980–2014). Elem Sci Anth, 5. DOI:
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University of Manitoba (J.D., 2020)

University of Manitoba (M. Env., 2017)

University of British Columbia (B.Sc. with Distinction, 2014)

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