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Niall Rand

Niall Rand

Associate Fasken
Navigating the regulatory landscape of Canada’s energy and natural resources sector requires specialized expertise and strategic advice that evolves with the law.
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2018
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver


Niall Rand is a member of Fasken’s Specialty Litigation and Dispute Resolution group in Vancouver. He assists clients in the energy and resources sectors, with a focus on Indigenous, environmental and regulatory law.

Niall completed a master’s degree at the University of British Columbia after studying law at Queen Mary University of London in the United Kingdom. He brings international experience to Fasken, having worked for the Centre for Small States, and believes in a client-centric approach to the practice of law.

During his legal studies, he researched the nexus between Canada’s environmental regulatory frameworks and the revitalization of Indigenous legal traditions. He was awarded the Canadian Bar Association’s David Estrin Prize in 2017 for his writing in these areas.

Prior to joining Fasken, Niall articled at a leading international law firm.


  • Recognized as Ones to Watch in Environmental Law in Vancouver, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 to 2023
  • Gowling WLG - David Estrin Prize, Canadian Bar Association 2017
  • Public Law Prize, Queen Mary University of London - School of Law 2015
2017 Canadian Bar Association Gowling WLG - David Estrin Prize Awarded to a Canadian law student with the best scholarly essay in environmental, energy or resources law.
2015 Queen Mary University of London - School of Law Public Law Prize

Client Work

Career & Education


  • LLM, Common Law University of British Columbia
  • Certificate of Qualification, National Committee on Accreditation Federation of Law Societies of Canada
  • LLB (Hons) Queen Mary University of London
  • BA, Law and Society University of Calgary

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member-at-Large, Vancouver Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association





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