David Hillier, B.Sc, JD

David Hillier B.Sc, JD


David is an Associate with Pape Salter Teillet LLP. He specializes in Indigenous rights law with an emphasis on mining-related matters, modern treaty implementation, and dispute resolution.

Prior to joining Pape Salter Teillet LLP, David practiced at a leading national law firm where he maintained a general civil litigation practice, focusing on environmental and Indigenous law matters. David advised clients on a range of subjects including project development, contaminated sites, and the negotiation and implementation of relationship agreements with Indigenous communities.

David received a JD from the University of Calgary Faculty of Law where he worked as a legal researcher for the Canadian Institute of Resources Law and published a paper in the Journal of Environmental Law and Practice. Earlier he received a BSc in Environmental Sciences from the University of Guelph.

David is called to the bar in Ontario and British Columbia.

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  • University of Guelph, BSc (Env)
  • University of Calgary, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario
  • British Columbia