Alexei Paish Associate

Speaks:  English, French

Year of Call: 2020 - British Columbia

Primary phone: +1 604-443-7645

Fax: +1 604-683-3558


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Primary office:  Vancouver

Alexei Paish

Alexei Paish practises with the firm's Environmental and Advocacy Law groups, with a focus on Indigenous, regulatory and procedural matters. Alexei assists clients with a wide range of litigation issues, including energy-related litigation, contaminated sites, spills management, judicial reviews, quasi-criminal liability and environmental prosecutions.

Alexei also assists clients with regulatory advice and transactions, including extended producer responsibility and stewardship, regulatory licencing, manufacturing, packaging and labelling, environmental claims in marketing and environmental provisions in corporate transactions.

While at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia, Alexei received numerous academic awards, volunteered with the Innocence Project, and served as the vice-president of the UBC Student Animal Legal Defense Fund. Alexei also worked and volunteered as the Director of Finance for the Law Students' Legal Advice Program, one of the largest legal aid programs in British Columbia.

Prior to law school, Alexei received his Bachelor of Music (Percussion Performance) from the University of Victoria and worked as a freelance musician for many symphony orchestras in British Columbia. Alexei is currently a director of the Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble.

Alexei's varied expertise and multidisciplinary approach allows him to provide practical, timely and concise advice on complex environmental, Indigenous and regulatory matters.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2020

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, British Columbia
  • 2019

    • Education
      University of British Columbia Peter A. Allard School of Law, JD
  • 2018

    • Rankings & Awards
      Bereskin & Parr LLP Prize in Industrial and Intellectual Property
    • Rankings & Awards
      Bruce H McColl Memorial Prize for Excellence in Human Rights Law
    • Rankings & Awards
      Honourable R L Maitland Memorial Scholarship for Highest Standing in the Second Year of Law
    • Rankings & Awards
      Thorsteinssons Prize in Taxation II
  • 2014

    • Education
      University of Victoria, B.Mus.


  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Canadian Bar Association