Josh Morrison



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Education & Qualifications

  • Saskatchewan Bar (2010)
  • LLB cum laude (Ottawa, 2009)
  • BA with distinction (Saskatchewan, 2006)

Josh Morrison practises in the areas of Indigenous law, construction and commercial litigation.

Josh regularly advises and works with Indigenous communities and organizations across Western Canada on issues of central importance to Indigenous people, including Indigenous and treaty rights, specific claims, self-government issues, land management, membership laws, election laws, First Nation bylaws, governance issues, on-reserve economic development and a variety of litigation matters arising in the Indigenous community. His undergraduate studies at Gabriel Dumont College at the University of Saskatchewan focused on Métis and First Nations history in Western Canada. Josh is a member of the Indigenous Bar Association and the former Chair of the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Law (south) branch of the Canadian Bar Association.

Josh also carries on a busy construction law practice and advises clients on builders liens, claims for extras, delays and other issues arising on municipal, commercial, and industrial construction projects. He has acted for project owners, consultants, contractors, trades and suppliers. He also provides strategic advice over the life of the project to avoid disputes and minimize project costs.

  • Director, Cultural Exchange (2013-2015)
  • President, Vice-President (2013-2014), Director (2011-2017), Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum
  • Chair (2012-2014), Secretary (2009-2012), Aboriginal Law South, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Indigenous Bar Association
  • Former President, University of Ottawa Aboriginal Law Students Association
  • Kawaskimhon National Aboriginal Moot (2009)
  • Recognized in Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 (2022)
  • Ken Dryden Scholarship
  • Napoleon Lafontaine Scholarship
  • Justice Canada Aboriginal Law Bursary
  • Canadian Millennium Bursary (2007-2009)