Specializing in environmental, aboriginal, regulatory matters, and the transportation of dangerous goods (including transportation of crude oil by rail), Radha Curpen assists clients with regulatory compliance, the management of environmental risks and the defence of environmental litigation, the avoidance and defence of environmental related prosecutions, and crisis prevention and management.
"Clients 'find her to be very knowledgeable, honest and upfront.'"
Radha negotiates with regulatory authorities and First Nations regarding environmental projects. Clients also call upon her to manage and advise on contaminated site issues and the environmental assessment process at the provincial and federal levels to identify and implement customized environmental management systems, and provide advice on environmental issues in commercial transactions in Canada and the United States.
Radha is an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law for the Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility course.
Radha was a sessional lecturer at Robson Hall Faculty of Law for the environmental law course from January 1995 to 1999.
“Radha is extraordinary.”
“Radha is a fierce advocate—very protective of her clients and goes above and beyond expectations.”
To complement her practice, Radha is a member of the American Bar Association, the International Bar Association, and l'Association des Juristes d'Expression française de l'Ontario. She is a member of the board of directors of the Vancouver Board of Trade.
Radha also sits on the YWCA Metro Vancouver Culture Shift Advisory Council.
Radha is fluent in English and French.