Rodney A. Snow Q.C., Q.C.: Lawyer with DLA Piper (Canada) LLP

Rodney A. Snow Q.C., Q.C.

Rodney A. Snow is a partner in the Davis LLP Whitehorse office.
Whitehorse,  YT  Canada

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Practice Areas

  • Aboriginal and First Nations
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Structuring
  • Environment
  • Municipal Law
  • Securities and Corporate Finance
  • Transportation
  • Mining
  • International Trade
  • Regulatory and Government Affairs
  • Projects
  • Energy and Infrastructure
  • Transport
  • Health and Safety
  • Banking and Financial Services
Contact InfoTelephone: 867.393.5105
Fax: 867.667.2669
University Dalhousie University, B.A., 1973
Law SchoolDalhousie University, LL.B., 1976; University of Washington, LL.M., 1977 NATO Fellow
Admitted1979, British Columbia; 1993, Yukon; 2009, Nunavut


•President, Canadian Bar Association, 2010-2011
•First Vice-President, Canadian Bar Association, 2009-2010
•Second Vice-President, Canadian Bar Association, 2008-2009
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•President, Rotary Club of Whitehorse, 2003-2004
•President, Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce, 1999-2000
•Director, Vancouver Port Corporation, 1985-1992
•Director, Yukon Chamber of Mines, 1993-1995


Rodney Snow is a corporate solicitor with experience in mining, finance, aboriginal and environmental law. A former director of the Yukon Chamber of Mines, he has experience advising resource clients on Yukon project approvals, financing and has provided Yukon mineral title opinions on many Yukon mining projects. He is qualified to practise in British Columbia, the Yukon and Nunavut.

In the summer of 2010, Rod made legal history by becoming the first president of the Canadian Bar Association from northern Canada. In this important leadership role, he brought a Northern perspective to national legal issues.

In December 2012, Rod was appointed Queen's Counsel by the Attorney General of British Columbia. This was the first appointment of a Yukon lawyer as QC in more than 20 years.

Rod is a frequent speaker and writer on aboriginal and mining law matters. He has lectured on aboriginal, mining and environmental law topics to a variety of groups including the Canadian Bar Association (Aboriginal section), Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Canadian Institute, and the International Bar Association (Environmental Law Committee). He has been recognized by Lexpert, International Who's Who of Mining Lawyers and Best Lawyers as a leader in his field.

Prior to joining the firm, Rod was a Smith Shield moot finalist at Dalhousie Law School and did graduate work in law as a NATO Fellow.


Best Lawyers in Canada (Natural Resources Law), 2006-2016
•Listed in Lexpert Special Edition, Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining, 2014-2015
Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Aboriginal Law), 2013-2015
Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Mining), 2015
•International Who's Who of Mining Lawyers, 2009-2011

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Rodney A. Snow Q.C., Q.C.

Suite 201 - 4109 4th Avenue
WhitehorseYT Y1A 1H6

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