Karin Buss

Associate Counsel


Direct: 604 647 6433
Email: kbuss@nullboughtonlaw.com

Assistant: Sharon Siu

Direct: 604 605 8338
Email: ssiu@nullboughtonlaw.com

Practice Areas
Areas of Expertise

Aboriginal Law

Administrative Law

Environmental Law

Civil Litigation

Malpractice Defence Litigation

Natural Resources/Energy


Karin has done extensive legal work on behalf of First Nations in relation to treaty rights, consultation, environmental protection, and negotiating impact benefit agreements. She also practices in the area of environmental law, representing landowners, NGOs and companies, and served as the President of the Environmental Law Centre.

As a trial lawyer, Karin has successfully represented clients in litigation in relation to the defence of malpractice claims, the protection of land and environmental rights, and in relation to treaty rights.

She has a B.S.W. in Social Welfare from the University of Calgary, completed Graduate Studies in Social Sciences at the University of Stockholm, and holds a Law degree from the University of Alberta, where she was awarded the Silver Medal in Law.


University of Alberta, Bachelor of Laws with distinction

University of Stockholm, Graduate Studies, Social Sciences

University of Calgary, Bachelor of Social Welfare