Hannah Park Roche

Lawyer

PRACTICE MANAGER:
Wen Yu

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About

Hannah is a litigator practicing in our Indigenous Law Group. She’s passionate about resolving disputes, realizing reconciliation, and rejecting the status quo.

EXPERTISE

Hannah’s legal career began when she clerked for two justices of the British Columbia Court of Appeal. She has a keen interest in environmental, Indigenous, and child welfare law.

Hannah worked at MT+Co. as a summer student, then returned to our firm for articles after her clerkship.

WORTH NOTING

Hannah loves learning. She has travelled the world, observing, absorbing, and immersing herself in local cultures. She is fluent in Turkish and holds a Mental Health First Aid Certification from the Mental Health Commission of Canada as well as an Emergency Medical Responder Certification from the Canadian Red Cross.

When she’s not working, travelling, volunteering, or playing competitive team sports, Hannah writes non-fiction.

 

Credentials

  • Called to the Bar in BC, 2022
  • Juris Doctor (JD), Specialization in Aboriginal law, University of British Columbia, 2020
  • University of British Columbia, Indigenous Cultural Competency Certificate, 2019
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc) (Honours) (Graduated summa cum laude), McMaster University, Interdisciplinary minor in Community Engagement, 2017

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Wesbrook Scholar Designation, University of British Columbia 2020
  • HSBC Emerging Leader Scholarship, 2020 
  • Panvini Scholarship in Law, 2019 
  • Doris Curtis Memorial Scholarship for Distinguished Female Legal Studies, Peter A. Allard School of Law, 2019 
  • Gervin Indigenous Community Legal Clinic Award for Distinguished Advocacy, Peter A. Allard School of Law, 2019 

Areas of Practice

Dispute ResolutionIndigenous LawLitigation