Nathan Surkan is a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer primarily focusing on Aboriginal, environmental and regulatory law, as well as insurance litigation. Nathan’s experience includes assisting with judicial reviews, class actions and civil trials.
Prior to his articles, Nathan completed a clerkship at the British Columbia Supreme Court in Vancouver, where he clerked for seven justices on a variety of civil and criminal matters at the trial level.
Nathan graduated in 2018 from Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC. At school, he served as the student coordinator for the Allard Prize for International Integrity and as a research assistant, studying international investment law. He also completed the Indigenous Cultural Competency Certificate, during which he was allowed to engage with teachings about Indigenous peoples, communities and Indigenous legal systems.
Prior to law school, Nathan completed his BScH. (Biochemistry and Environmental Studies) at Queen's University.