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Alison Burns

Alison Burns
Alison Burns How to pronounce this name. (she, her, hers) Associate | Vancouver
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Recent representative experience includes acting as counsel to:

  • A salmon farm operator in a Federal Court judicial review which overturned the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans' decision to end aquaculture in a region of coastal British Columbia

  • An owner in respect of an International Chamber of Commerce arbitration claim regarding pipeline construction

  • An intervener before the Supreme Court of Canada in Cindy Dickson v Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, addressing Indigenous self-determination and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

  • An industry group as intervenor in a treaty infringement proceeding

  • Several defendants in a shareholder dispute involving allegations of misrepresentation and conspiracy

  • A public base-metals mining company with operations internationally in a Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) proceeding involving a sales and investment solicitation process 

  • A public company and subsidiaries in the cannabis cultivation, production, licensing and wholesale business in a CCAA proceeding involving an insolvency restructuring and plan of arrangement and compromise of a cross border enterprise

Admitted to the British Columbia Bar – 2021
JD, Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia – 2020
Bachelor of Legal Studies (Paralegal) (With Distinction), Capilano University – 2018
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