“It is justice, not charity, that is wanting in the world.” –Mary Wollstonecraft
Victor is an associate in Burchells’ Aboriginal Law and Litigation groups. He maintains a broad practice with an emphasis on administrative law and judicial review, commercial litigation, and all aspects of Aboriginal law.
Victor has served as lead counsel at both the trial and appellate level. He has appeared before all levels of court in both Nova Scotia and British Columbia, as well as the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench. He has also appeared before a number of British Columbia administrative tribunals, the National Energy Board, the Commission of Inquiry Respecting the Muskrat Falls Project, and the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Victor is a member of the Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador bars.
Prior to joining Burchells in 2018, Victor was associate counsel in the British Columbia Ministry of Attorney General’s Constitutional and Administrative law group. Victor received his Bachelor of Journalism with high honours from Carleton University in Ottawa. He earned his Juris Doctor from the Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, with a Certificate of Specialization in Law and Social Justice. While at law school Victor was awarded the Brian Tsuji Graduating Award in Law.
Originally from Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador, Victor is an Inuk and a member of NunatuKavut. Victor also serves on the Board of Directors for It Gets Better Canada, which works to uplift, empower, and connect LGBTQ+ youth across the country.