Olwyn is a qualified associate lawyer with a diverse background working in private sector, public sector, and academia while having practiced in several international jurisdictions.
Commercial; Corporate; Corporate Governance; Environmental Law; First Nations Law; Public/Private Partnerships; Regulatory Law
Former firms & in-house roles:
Bull Housser Tupper LLP (now Norton Rose Fullbright Canada LLP); Advocate, Parliament House, Edinburgh, Scotland
Olwyn’s professional experiences have provided her with diverse opportunities in both commercial matters and complex transactions. She has led the development and implementation of litigation strategies across multiple practice areas. Her work in Scotland has also involved appearances before courts equivalent to BC’s Provincial Court, Supreme Court, and Court of Appeal. Olwyn’s strong communication skills and collaborative mindset are key assets when assisting clients and their needs.
Her expertise includes general corporate governance including company incorporations, preparing filings addressing a range of corporate matters, maintaining minute books, and updating share registries. Olwyn also has experience drafting agreements for various clients, drafting society bylaws, working on and closing public/private partnership transactions. She can additionally advise on self-governance structures for First Nations clients.
Olwyn’s diligent approach to the details keeps her focused on providing the best possible outcome for her clients.
University of Glasgow & Society of Apothecaries, United Kingdom (Diploma in Forensic Medical Sciences) 2004
University of Edinburgh, Scotland (LL.M.) 1998
National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland (LL.B.) 1997
Universite de Poitiers, (France Certificat de Droit Francais) 1996
National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland (B.A. Legal Science & French) 1995