Troy Hunter obtained his J.D. from the University of Victoria. During his time in law school, he decided that his practice would focus on corporate law and aboriginal law. As a result, Troy has studied law at the University of Saskatchewan, University of Victoria, University of British Columbia, and at Osgoode Hall Law School. He was first called to the bar with the Law Society of Upper Canada in 2013 and has since transferred his practice to the British Columbia bar. He has provided Independent Legal Advice in complex corporate and partnership arrangements involving real estate development as well as energy related infrastructure, was involved with major international transactions, due diligence, has appeared before the House of Commons, Standing Committee on International Trade in relation to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, represented a joiner class before the British Columbia Residential Tenancy Board, and is experienced in Aboriginal Law, Employment Law, Intellectual Property, Corporate, Contracts, Project Development, Civil Litigation, Family Law including Child Protection. In 2008 while a law student, Troy Hunter attended the Canadian Constitutional Conference in Quebec City where he advocated for Indigenous rights and the notion of free, prior, informed consent.
Troy spent time as a co-op student and also as an articling student in southeast Asia where he examined major commercial contracts as part of a solar energy plant with off-shore and on-shore engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), financing facility for an automotive construction plant, and due diligence related to an initial public offering (IPO) for a major commercial aviation company. In Canada, Troy has also assisted in matters including negotiations for economic development projects in BC providing legal information to an Indian Chief and a First Nations community economic development corporation on matters from hydro power transmission lines, independent power projects, all season resorts and more. Another aspect of his legal work is in regards to on-reserve land research, report compilation and making recommendations in regards to ongoing treaty negotiations.
Mr. Hunter is an avid photographer, writer, and a member of the Ktunaxa First Nation.