Rochelle is a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer with a focus on complex commercial litigation as well as environmental and Aboriginal law matters. She has experience litigating disputes in the energy, natural resource, and infrastructure industries.
Rochelle provides strategic advice to clients in the development of natural resources projects. She advises on project permits and approvals, compliance with regulatory requirements, and environmental assessments. She also assists clients in building relationships, resolving disputes, and negotiating agreements with Indigenous communities.
Rochelle has particular experience in complex contractual and shareholder disputes and judicial reviews of decisions made by administrative bodies. She has appeared as counsel before arbitral and administrative tribunals and at all levels of court in British Columbia and Federal Court. Prior to joining Blakes, Rochelle clerked for five justices of the Supreme Court of British Columbia.