Sarah D. Hansen
Sarah D. Hansen
Partner at Miller Thomson LLP
(604) 643-1273
(604) 643-1200
700 West Georgia St, Suite 2200, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 2000 (AB); 2005 (BC); 2010 (Yukon)
Sarah Hansen’s legal expertise is in general commercial litigation. She has represented individuals, industry, and First Nations in a wide-variety of commercial disputes including breach of contract and tort claims, criminal and quasi-criminal environmental defense matters, contaminated sites, judicial reviews and environmental assessment of projects. With over 20 years of practice, she has specialized in the areas of environmental and Aboriginal law. She represents (or has represented) clients in complex commercial litigation and regulatory matters in relation to various energy projects (both fossil fuel and renewable energy) focusing on regulatory and administrative law, contractual disputes, extra-provincial regulatory regimes, industry standards, sustainable energy practices, climate change and environmental compliance issues. With respect to Aboriginal law, Sarah represents clients in matters relating to land claims, environmental assessment processes, judicial reviews and injunctions and various other issues concerning consultation with and accommodation of First Nations in relation to energy projects.
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