Sharon Singh

Partner, Bennett Jones SLP

Sharon provides advice on regulatory, governance, environmental, and Aboriginal law to infrastructure, mining, energy, construction, and agribusiness sectors. She is recognized for her proven ability to create collaborative relationships with Indigenous nations, local communities and regulators, and implementing Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practises and reporting within organizations.   

Sharon has a reputation for her ability to progress things forward and find solutions by leveraging her trusted relationships between industry groups, associations, governments, Indigenous and local communities, and the not-for-profit sector. 

In the community, Sharon is a: 

  • Member of the Wet’suwet’en Community Advisory Council. 
  • Senior policy advisor to the Mining Association of British Columbia. 
  • Contributing member of the Business Council of British Columbia’s Aboriginal, Environmental, and Community committees. 
  • Contributing member of the Mining Association of Canada’s Aboriginal, Environmental and Regulatory Affairs, TSM and International Social Responsibility, and Aboriginal Affairs committees. 
  • Contributing member of the Association for Mineral Exploration’s Aboriginal Relations, and Land Access and Use committees. 
  • Founding member and the Vice-Chair Policy of the Business Council of British Columbia’s Next Leaders Council. 
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association and on the executive committee of the Aboriginal Law section of the British Columbia chapter.  

Sharon is recognized as a leading lawyer, including in The Legal 500: Canada and Chambers, and is a Business in Vancouver’s 40 under 40 recipient. In March 2016, Sharon was awarded a Wendy McDonald Award, in the category of Women of Promise by the Leadership Circle of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade.