Rodney A. Snow, Q.C.: Lawyer with Davis LLP

Rodney A. Snow, Q.C.

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

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Practice Areas

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


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 th... Acted as counsel to Marubeni Coal Canada Ltd. in its investment into...

Harper’s Disrespect for the Supreme Court ... May 06, 2014 Rod Snow, Q.C. - Office Managing Partner of Davis LLP's Whitehorse office...

In The Media
Seven Davis Practitioners Recognized as Lead... November 24, 2014 Lexpert's second annual Special Edition on Mining has named the following seven...
56 Davis LLP Lawyers Recognized as Best in C... August 25, 2014 Davis LLP has once again featured prominently in Best Lawyers, with a...
33 Davis Lawyers Recognized in 2014 Canadian... June 02, 2014 Davis LLP Increases Number of Ranked Lawyers in 2014. Davis LLP is...
Rod Snow Joins Past CBA Presidents in Expres... May 06, 2014 Rod Snow, Q.C. - Office Managing Partner of Davis LLP's Whitehorse office...
44 Davis LLP Practitioners Recognized in Lis... August 12, 2013 Davis LLP is pleased to announce that 44 of the firm's lawyers...
2013 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory Recogn... August 01, 2013 Davis LLP gains new ground in key resource practice areas in 2013....

The Canadian Institute’s 7th Annual Fo... February 20, 2013 Davis LLP's Rod Snow, Q.C. will be speaking at the Canadian Institute's...

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
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

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Office Information

Rodney A. Snow, Q.C.

4109 4th Avenue
WhitehorseYT Y1A 1H6


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