Brock recently completed law school at the University of Victoria, where he also completed his Master of Public Administration. During law school, Brock was a member of the team that won the 2020 British Columbia Law Schools Competitive Moot. Brock also worked as a Graduate Research Assistant, where he conducted research with the UVic School of Public Administration, the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance, and Osgoode Hall Law School on the topic of municipal taxation and fees. Brock also served as a Volunteer Project Lead for Pro Bono Students Canada, where he led the team for the LiveHelp Project with the Legal Services Society of British Columbia.
Following his first year of law school, Brock spent his summer at Global Affairs Canada in Ottawa. He worked as a Junior Trade Policy Analyst in the Trade Negotiations and Agreements Branch, where he worked on trade issues related to government procurement. Before attending law school, Brock completed a work term as a Junior Economist at Environment Canada, where he assisted in cost-benefit analyses with regards to the Species at Risk Act.
As a graduate student, Brock was awarded the University of Victoria Graduate Award and the Jack Ebbels Scholarship in Public Administration for outstanding graduate students in the School of Public Administration. Brock is also the recipient of the Association of Former MLAs of British Columbia Award and the Local Government Management Association of British Columbia Grant Anderson Commemorative Scholarship. As part of his graduate studies, Brock co-authored a book chapter titled “The Costs of Energy-related Linear Property on Local Governments in Canada and How they Can Potentially Be Recouped through Taxation” in Trevor Tombe and Jennifer Winter (Eds.), 2020, Measuring the Contribution of Energy Infrastructure: A Practical Guide. Calgary: University of Calgary Press (Forthcoming).
Brock enjoys athletics and was a member of the Men’s Varsity Rowing Team at the University of British Columbia while obtaining his Bachelor of Arts. He was a member of the championship crew that won the Canadian University Men’s Rowing Championship Banner in 2014 and was a three-time Academic All Canadian. Brock also received the Rod Bell – Irving Thunderbird Rowing Award.
In his spare time, Brock enjoys cycling, running, and reading. Brock returns to Fasken as an articling student after having summered at the firm.