Category: Announcements

NEWS RELEASE: Mistissini, Québec – Department of Justice Canada Revitalization of Indigenous laws in Québec a priority for the Government of Canada

Today, the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Chief Thomas Neeposh, highlighted the Government of Canada’s support to the Cree Nation of Mistissini for their Mistissini Governance Project, which will revitalize Cree legal principles and traditions within their community.… Read more »

Congratulations to Elizabeth Zarpa

Elizabeth has accepted a position as legal counsel for Nunatsiavut Government. We congratulate Elizabeth on her new job, which will allow her to work for her own Nation and in her home town of Goose Bay, Labrador. We will miss Elizabeth, and the valuable perspective… Read more »

Farewell to Erin Gray

After many years with us, Erin Gray has taken a position as a staff lawyer with West Coast Environmental Law’s Marine Team. We wish her all the best in her new adventures.

Welcome to Jane Barriault

We are pleased to welcome Jane Barriault to the Arbutus Law Group LLP team as an associate. Jane is based in St. John’s, and is called to the bar in Newfoundland and Labrador as well as in New Brunswick. She has law degrees in both… Read more »

Recognition of Outstanding Contribution for Catherine Fagan

We are pleased to announce that in February 2021 our managing partner, Catherine Fagan was presented with an award from Indigenous Services Canada in ‘Recognition of Outstanding Contributions – Centre of Excellence on Matrimonial Real Property’.

Welcome Elizabeth Zarpa to the ALG team

We are pleased to announce that Elizabeth Zarpa has joined Arbutus Law Group LLP as an associate, effective December 1, 2019. Elizabeth is Inuit/Inuk from Nunatsiavut, Labrador and is based in our St. John’s office. Elizabeth is called to the bar in Newfoundland and Labrador. Recently, she was counsel representing… Read more »

The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020

We are pleased to announce that Micha Menczer and Kathryn Deo have been recognized in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in the field of Aboriginal Law. Recognition in this directory is based entirely on ranking by other lawyers practicing in Aboriginal law.… Read more »

Kathryn Deo joins the Law Society of the Northwest Territories

Congratulations to Partner Kathryn Deo, who recently became a member of the bar in the Northwest Territories. Arbutus Law Group now has lawyers called to the bars of Newfoundland and Labrador, Québec, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories.