Robin Gage is a 2001 graduate of the Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia, and was called to the Bar of the Law Society of British Columbia in 2003 after clerking for the Supreme Court of British Columbia. She has a broad commercial and civil litigation practice with a focus on public law including environmental, aboriginal, constitutional, human rights, employment, and administrative law. Robin has appeared at all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada, the BC and Federal Courts of Appeal, and the BC Supreme Court, and before administrative tribunals.
Robin provides legal advice and services to a broad range of private, public and institutional clients as well as to administrative bodies on matters ranging from private contractual and employment disputes to judicial reviews, and aboriginal, constitutional rights, and human rights matters.
In the environmental law context, Robin provides assistance to clients on a variety of matters, including providing advice and representation on the remediation of and cost recovery for contaminated sites in the commercial and residential context. Robin is an associate of the University of Victoria’s Environmental Law Centre.
As a law student, Robin worked with the law firm Rosenbloom & Aldridge where she worked primarily on aboriginal law and constitutional matters. Robin then practiced with leading boutique litigation firms Arvay Finlay and Underhill Boies Parker, before becoming a partner in Underhill Gage Litigation and later Arvay Finlay LLP.
Leadership, Membership & Honours
Robin is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Victoria Bar Association. She is the Vice-Chair of the CBA’s Women Lawyers Forum – Vancouver Island, and a former chair of the Capital Families Association. She supports public legal education by speaking to law students, community groups, professional associations and high school students about important legal issues. She is a 2001 graduate of the UBC Faculty of Law where she was awarded prizes in legal writing and environmental law.
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