Arbutus Law Group LLP Welcomes Catherine Fagan

We are delighted to announce that Catherine Fagan will be joining Arbutus Law Group LLP as a Partner on April 15, 2016.

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Catherine Fagan has over a decade of experience working with Aboriginal communities and organizations to affirm their Aboriginal rights, particularly as they relate to the environment and governance. She is a member of the Southern Inuit community of NunatuKavut in Labrador. She works out of Montréal and St. John’s.

As a negotiator, Catherine negotiates with all levels of government as well as resource companies. She has particular expertise in forestry, environmental assessment, impact benefit agreements, protected areas and land development issues.

As a litigator, Catherine works on cases at all court levels, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and regulatory boards. She is experienced in an array of matters such as treaty compliance, Aboriginal
and title claims, requirements to consult/obtain consent for resource development projects, endangered species and forestry. As an advisor, Catherine works with her clients to develop and draft community laws and to plan and implement various community development and governance projects.

In joining Arbutus Law Group LLP, Catherine brings experience with a large Canadian firm, international knowledge gained through her work with Lawyers Without Borders Canada and the United Nations Secretariat for the Convention on Biodiversity, as well as the Maori Waikato-Tainui Tribal Council in New Zealand. Catherine practices in French and English.

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