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Emily L. Hansen

ASSOCIATE
ehansen@nst.bc.ca
604.558.8991

Ms. Hansen carries on a general civil litigation practice.  She has appeared before the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the Provincial Court, and has assisted with the advancement of matters before the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the Court of Appeal for British Columbia.

Ms. Hansen graduated with a J.D. from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University in 2016 where she was the gold medallist.  In addition to receiving an entrance scholarship, she was twice awarded the Frank M. Covert Memorial Scholarship for academic excellence, extracurricular performance, bearing, and speaking skills.  While at law school, Ms. Hansen received numerous academic awards, including prizes in property law, tax, equity and trusts, family law, and legal research and writing.  She also received the Arthur S. Patillo Prize in Advocacy, awarded to the winners of the Smith Shield Moot.

After graduating from law school, Ms. Hansen served as the judicial law clerk to Madam Justice MacKenzie and Mr. Justice Savage of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia.  She was admitted to the British Columbia Bar in March 2018.

Education

  • J.D. (Dean’s List, Gold Medallist), Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, 2016
  • B.A. (History), University of British Columbia, 2013

Publications

  • “Who is Harmed by Fantasy? A Deliberative and Charter Analysis of Canada's Pornography Law”, Dalhousie Journal of Legal Studies Vol. 25 (2016).
  • “‘The land that never has been yet ­ / And yet must be’ ­ Promised Land and Liberty among the Freed People in Georgia”, The Atlas: UBC Undergraduate Journal of World History Vol. 8 (2013).