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Julia Kindrachuk Fasken Associate Vancouver

Julia Kindrachuk

Associate Fasken
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2020 | Ontario, 2018 | Saskatchewan, 2017
Language(s) English, French
Office(s) Vancouver


Julia is an Associate in Fasken’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. Her practice focuses on commercial disputes, white collar and regulatory defence matters, and appeals.

Prior to joining Fasken, Julia practised at a boutique criminal, regulatory and constitutional law firm in Toronto. She has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario. Julia served as a law clerk to Justice Brown at the Supreme Court of Canada and judges of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal. She also worked as a foreign law clerk for President Miriam Naor at the Supreme Court of Israel.

Julia is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan, College of Law where she received the Silver Medal and other academic awards, including prizes in torts, aboriginal law, and appellate advocacy. During law school, she worked as a research assistant to Professor Dwight Newman, working on matters related to aboriginal, constitutional and international law. Julia was also a law review editor and a member of the Gale Cup and Philip C. Jessup International Law moot teams.


  • Recognized as Ones to Watch in Corporate and Commercial Litigation in Vancouver, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 to 2024
  • W.G. Morrow - R.C. Carter Prize in Aboriginal Law, 2015 to 2016
  • College of Law Upper-Year Juris Doctor Academic Achievement Scholarship, 2015 to 2016

Client Work

  • Larkin v. Johnson, 2023 BCCA 116,
  • Rigby Foods, Inc. v. B.C. Frozen Foods Ltd., 2023 BCSC 352,
  • Kraft Heinz Canada ULC v. Canada (Attorney General), 2022 BCSC 796,
  • Prosecution for criminal negligence causing death arising from a workplace fatality,
  • Defence of unprecedented federal environmental prosecution for Teck Coal,
  • Cambie Surgeries Corporation in its decade-long legal challenge over the right to expand the provision of private healthcare,

Career & Education


  • JD (with Great Distinction) University of Saskatchewan
  • BA, Philosophy and Political Science University of British Columbia

Memberships & Affiliations

  • The Advocates' Society
  • Vancouver Bar Association
  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Law Society of Saskatchewan


Fasken Institute


Article, Author Book Note: Cleaner, Greener, Healthier: A Prescription for Stronger Canadian Environmental Laws and Policies by David R. Boyd 79:2 Sask Law Rev 325
Article, Author Statutory Immunity from Charter Damages: Ernst v. Alberta Energy Regulator 78:2 Sask L Rev 379
Article, Author Book Note: Métis – Race, Recognition and the Struggle for Indigenous Peoplehood by Chris Andersen 78:2 Sask L Rev 413


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