Radha Curpen is Vice-Chair, Vancouver Managing Partner, National Leader of ESG Strategy and Solutions, and co-head of the firm's Environmental Law practice. Radha specializes in environmental, regulatory and Aboriginal law, including ESG, crisis prevention and management. Radha is the Chair of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade (GVBOT). She is a member of the Board of Governors of the Business Council of British Columbia (BCBC). Radha is a member of the ESG Advisory Council to the Minister of Finance (British Columbia). Radha is also a member of the Board of Directors at Bennett Jones LLP. She is a member of the ESG Industry Working Group for the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities' (CAPSA) for the development of an ESG Guide for pension fund investment and pension plan administrators. Radha is a trusted strategic advisor to some of the firm’s most significant clients and has acted on a number of recent high-profile matters.
Radha is a recognized leader in the legal and business communities, and has been far ahead of the curve in advising clients on the importance of ESG and CSR. Radha works with the management teams and general counsel offices on regulatory investigations, Indigenous relations, ESG, crisis prevention, management and recovery and reputation management. She is a sought-after speaker and has recently led discussions on topics including ESG, crisis management and governance, women in leadership and in law, mentorship and sponsorship and overcoming barriers, equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in the workplace, the evolving role of general counsel in ESG strategy and Indigenous relations and rights, ESG and risk management, climate change and adaptation, energy transition and security.
Fluent in both French and English, Radha practices across Canada and advises on cross-border issues, including those relating to the United States.
Radha is recognized as a leading lawyer in many publications including Chambers Canada, Chambers Global, The Legal 500 Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Best Lawyers in Canada, Best Lawyers in America, Finance Monthly, Who's Who Legal, and Lexpert Report on Business Special Edition for Energy, Infrastructure, and Litigation.