Paul Favel’s practice focuses on First Nations legal issues. He has worked closely with First Nations governments and organizations throughout Saskatchewan and Canada, and continues to assist clients with on reserve economic development projects, governance initiatives, Treaty Land Entitlement, Specific Claims negotiations and implementation, as well as general legal advice.
Paul earned his law degree from Dalhousie University in 1995 and articled with McKercher LLP. He also completed a Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies from the University of Saskatchewan in 1995. Paul became a partner of the Firm in 2007 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2010.
Paul is a member of the Oversight Committee established under the Indian Residential School Settlements Agreement. In 2011, Paul was appointed Deputy Chief Commissioner of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission.