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Roy has a diverse practice with particular experience in Aboriginal law, commercial litigation and international trade. Clients appreciate Roy's ability to provide prompt, straightforward and business-savvy advice in areas of the law that are complex and continually evolving. In Aboriginal law, Roy advises private-sector clients across Canada on the development of energy, mining and other major projects. He negotiates commercial agreements, impact benefit agreements, consultation protocols and other arrangements with First Nations. He also assists clients in navigating the regulatory processes necessary to secure project approval and defends proponents from litigation challenges brought by Aboriginal groups and individuals. Roy regularly chairs and speaks at conferences across Canada and frequently publishes articles in his areas of expertise. He is a Director of the Vancouver Symphony Society, vice president of the Board of Directors of Little Mountain Neighbourhood House Society, member of the Access Pro Bono litigation committee and chair of the Blakes Vancouver Associates Committee.

Year Called to the Bar:2001 (BC); 2012 (SK)
595 Burrard St, Suite 2600, PO Box 49314, 3 Bentall Ctr
Vancouver, BC
Phone: (604) 631-4220
Fax: (604) 631-3309
E-mail: roy.millen@blakes.com

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  • Sep 23, 2015
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  • Nov 24, 2014
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