Jennifer Nyland

Jennifer is an environmental lawyer and partner at Lawson Lundell LLP. Jennifer advises on regulatory, indigenous and environmental law matters for a variety of industry sectors, including mining, clean energy, transportation, forestry and land development in general, including linear developments. The primary focus of Jennifer’s practice is environmental assessment and permitting for major projects in BC, Yukon, NWT and Nunavut, and land and mineral rights, including Indigenous land matters. Jennifer has developed regulatory roadmaps and provided permitting and property advice for a wide variety of projects and project expansions.

Prior to her career in law, Jennifer worked as an electrical engineer for several years before co-founding a technology company. She led the engineering department there for eight years, and successfully managed the group through two acquisitions.

Jennifer joined the EMA of BC Board of Directors in 2019 as a Director-at-Large. Jennifer is interested in promoting environmental education and information exchange, and is particularly interested in emerging technologies and solutions.