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Year called to bar: 1986 (MB); 1999 (ON); 2007 (New York); 2016 (BC)
As managing partner of the Bennett Jones Vancouver office and co-head of the firm’s Environmental Law and Aboriginal Law practices, and with over 30 years of legal and advisory experience, Radha specializes in providing strategic counsel to clients related to the environment, First Nations, wider ESG matters, gender equity issues, and the handling, transportation, and remediation of hazardous materials. Radha’s areas of focus include regulatory compliance, integration of an ESG framework into corporate strategy and benchmarking, proactive assessment and management of environmental and other risks, avoidance and defence of environmental litigation, carbon taxes and emissions standards, crisis prevention and management, corporate social responsibility, mitigation of business disruptions, and reputation management. Radha has served on numerous corporate, non-profit, and governmental Boards of Directors, co-authored scholarly work on Indigenous Rights for the American Bar Association, and serves on the Board of Governors of the Business Council of British Columbia and as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade. She was awarded the 2020 Women in Law Leadership (WILL) Stronger Together Award.
On June 2, 2016, Premier Gold Mines (Premier) and Orion Mine Finance (Orion) closed a $45 million financing arrangement, pursuant to which Orion provided Premier with a multi-draw senior unsecured term facility in the amount of US$30 million, and subscribed for US$15-million of common shares of Premier.