Rodney A. Snow: Lawyer with Davis LLP

Rodney A. Snow

Rodney A. Snow is a partner in the Davis LLP Whitehorse office.
Managing Partner
Whitehorse,  YT  Canada
Phone867.393.5105

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Aboriginal Law & First Nations Legal Issues
  • Corporate / Commercial and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Environmental Law
  • Mining Law
  • Corporate Structuring
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Municipal Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Securities & Corporate Finance
 
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
 
LanguagesEnglish
 
Biography

Rodney Snow practises in the Davis LLP Yukon Office as 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 Davis, Rod was a Smith Shield moot finalist at Dalhousie Law School and did graduate work in law as a NATO Fellow.

Notable Matters
Marubeni Coal Canada Ltd. investment into the...
Acted as counsel to Marubeni Coal Canada Ltd. in its investment into the Quinsam Coal Corporation thermal

Publications
Harper’s Disrespect for the Supreme Court Harms the Workings...
May 6, 2014
Rod Snow, Q.C. - Office Managing Partner of Davis LLP's...
Harper’s Disrespect for the Supreme Court Harms the Workings of Government
The Globe and Mail
May 6, 2014
Rod Snow, Q.C. - Office Managing Partner of Davis LLP's Whitehorse office - joins ten other former presidents of the Canadian Bar Association in responding to Prime Minister Harper's recent allegation that the...

Events
The Canadian Institute's 7th Annual Forum on Aboriginal Law,...
February 20, 2013
Davis LLP's Rod Snow, Q.C. will be speaking at the Canadian Institute's 7th Annual Forum on Aboriginal Law,
The Canadian Institute's 7th Annual Forum on Aboriginal Law,...
Yukon and Nunavut Case Study
Speaker
February 20, 2013
Davis LLP's Rod Snow, Q.C. will be speaking at the Canadian Institute's 7th Annual Forum on Aboriginal Law, Consultation and Accommodation. His presentation will focus on the thriving natural resource sector in the North and address topics

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

 
ISLN903575995
 
Profile Visibility
#12 in weekly profile views out of 106 lawyers in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
#111,830 in weekly profile views out of 1,616,736 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Rodney A. Snow

4109 4th Avenue
WhitehorseYT Y1A 1H6




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