David Camp

Senior Counsel

David practises Indigenous law, with a background in corporate, environmental and real estate law. 

He advises resource companies, Crown ministries, Crown corporations, developers, financial institutions, utilities, and railway and pipeline companies on environmental approvals, impact benefit agreements, treaty issues, rights of way and consultation issues involving projects within traditional territories.

David also advises on leasing and development issues on reserve lands.


  • David has advised clients on Indigenous issues relating to:
    • Major LNG projects
    • Port expansions
    • Hydro-electric projects
    • Transmission and distribution facilities
    • Mining, pipeline, and oil and gas projects
    • Residential developments on reserve land and in traditional territories

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2019 (and since 2013) editions of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Aboriginal Law).
  • Recognized in the 2019 (and since 2016) editions of Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business (Aboriginal Law) (Band 4).
  • Recognized as a leading Canadian lawyer in the 2018 (and since 2015) Lexpert®/Report on Business Special Edition on Global Mining.
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2019 (and since 2014) editions of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Aboriginal Law).

Bar Admission & Education

  • British Columbia, 1981
  • LLB, Dalhousie University, 1980
  • BA in Law, University of Cambridge, 1979
  • BA, University of Toronto, 1973