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Dani Bryant Female Lawyer Vancouver

Dani Bryant

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2012
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver


Dani Bryant is a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer primarily focusing on Indigenous, environmental and regulatory law, as well as complex commercial litigation. She is a member of the firm’s Global Energy and Mining Groups advising clients on natural resource development and ESG issues.

As part of a team providing strategic advice on the development of major projects in Canada, Dani advises clients regarding project permits and approvals, environmental assessments and compliance with environmental laws and regulations. Dani also focuses on consultation and the negotiation of agreements with Indigenous communities.

Dani represents clients on judicial review matters related to permitting, environmental assessment, and Indigenous consultation in the British Columbia Supreme Court, British Columbia Court of Appeal and Federal Court. She also represents clients in injunction proceedings.

Outside of work, Dani co-chairs the Professional Women’s Network, a Vancouver-based organization supporting the success of women in business by providing educational and networking opportunities.


Client Work

  • FortisBC seeking BCUC approval to construct and operate the Tilbury LNG storage tank, Ongoing since January 2021
  • Judicial reviews of a Fisheries and Oceans Canada Policy for Cermaq Canada,
  • Voters Taking Action on Climate Change v. British Columbia (Energy and Mines), 2015 BCSC 471,
  • Managed and successfully settled a contaminated site remediation and negligence claim,
  • Ekati diamond mine water licence renewal,
  • Global human rights policies ,
  • FortisBC Energy Eagle Mountain Pipeline,
  • Injunction to prevent trespass to fish for Cermaq Canada,

Career & Education


  • JD University of British Columbia
  • BA, Theatre University of British Columbia

Community involvement

  • Mentor, CBA Women Lawyers Forum, 2018-Present
  • Executive Member, CBA Indigenous Law Section (BC Branch), 2019-Present
  • Board Member, Monster Creative Productions, 2015-Present 
  • Co-Chair, Professional Women’s Network, 2014-Present
  • Mentor, CBA/UBC Mentorship Program, 2013-Present


Fasken Institute



Book Canadian Mining Law From the Second Edition of the American Law of Mining

Speaking Engagements

Speaker Injunctions and Indigenous Law Pacific Business & Law Institute: Developments in Aboriginal and Indigenous Law 2020 location location Vancouver, BC
Speaker What does human rights have to do with me? The American Exploration and Mining Association 2016 Annual Meeting location location Reno, NV
Executive Briefing Seminar on CSR CSR Training Institute location location Vancouver Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University


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