Robin Campbell

Robin Campbell

Bars:

Barreau du Québec, c.j.c., 2012

Law Society of Upper Canada, Ontario, 2010


Direct line: 514-849-2403 Ext. 228
Email: rcampbell@hutchinslegal.ca

Biography

Robin Campbell is an associate at Hutchins Legal Inc., where her practice is focused on Aboriginal, environmental and administrative law. Robin works for First Nations and Inuit communities, organizations and businesses and has experience with legal proceedings in the Federal Court, environmental assessment processes, and the negotiation and implementation of settlement agreements.  She has advised First Nations and Aboriginal organizations on legal matters related to impact benefit agreements, international proceedings, and First Nations’ exercise of jurisdiction and governance.

 

Robin uses her educational background in international law and natural resource economics to further indigenous peoples’ rights in Canada and before international bodies. She has been involved in advocacy related to international human rights issues, including the advancement of Indigenous peoples’ rights at the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights. While a student at McGill, Robin was a member of a Law Faculty project integrating indigenous traditions into the legal curriculum.  She also held an internship on the protection of Indigenous traditional knowledge at the Secretariat for the Convention on Biological Diversity, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). 

 

Robin practices primarily in English and is conversant in French.

Education

  • McGill University, Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L.) / Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (with distinction), 2008
  • University of Arizona, Indigenous Peoples’ Law and Policy program, (exchange), 2008
  • McGill University, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Natural Resource and Agricultural Economics (with great distinction), 2002

Community involvement

  • Equitas - Volunteer, International Human Rights Training Program

Memberships

  • Executive Member, National Aboriginal Law Section, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association


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