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Kerry Kaukinen, Associate

Kerry Kaukinen

Associate Fasken
In the ever-changing global economy, being creative and adaptable is what is needed when advising clients.
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2015
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver


Kerry Kaukinen is a member of the Indigenous Law and Environmental groups in Vancouver. Her practice focuses on civil disputes, administrative and regulatory law. She has appeared before several levels of court in British Columbia, the Federal Court of Appeal and administrative tribunals.

Kerry works with clients to effectively navigate the sensitivities and processes involved in permitting, environmental assessment, and Indigenous consultation. She represents clients on judicial review matters, injunctions and other disputes often involving Aboriginal and Environmental law elements.

Kerry advises clients under investigation for regulatory and environmental offences and has defended clients in regulatory prosecutions and contested sentencing hearings.

Client Work

  • Site C Litigation,
  • Defence of unprecedented federal environmental prosecution for Teck Coal,
  • Husby forest Products in injunction to restrain the defendants from blockading an arterial forestry services road,
  • Vancouver International Airport and Musqueam Indian Band sign momentous agreement for shared benefit,
  • Ongoing litigation-related matters for Mount Polley Mining Corporation and Imperial Metals Corporation, Ongoing since August 2014
  • Site C Project Regulatory Advice, Ongoing since May 2011
  • Mining company is granted injunction for prevention of blockades by protestors,

Career & Education


  • JD Dalhousie University
  • BA (with Distinction), Political Science Concordia University

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Vancouver Bar Association
  • The Law Society of British Columbia
  • The Canadian Bar Association


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