Sarah Ciarrocchi Contract Lawyer

Sarah Ciarrocchi

Phone: 604.681.4146
Fax: 604.681.0959

Posts by Sarah Ciarrocchi

Professional Summary

Professional Summary

Sarah joined Mandell Pinder LLP after practising as a corporate commercial lawyer with one of Canada’s national law firms. She advises clients on the formation and organization of corporate entities, governance issues, financings and economic development on and off reserve land. She has experience drafting corporate documents, negotiating and drafting various commercial contracts and advising on a wide range of contract and regulatory issues. She has also been involved in the negotiation and drafting of impact benefit agreements between First Nations and industry and has assisted with several major infrastructure project transactions.

Sarah is committed to assisting First Nations to reach their economic and social goals.

Other Activities

Sarah has a keen interest in social justice issues and has volunteered with Pivot Legal Society and several victim services organizations and legal services outreach programs.

Publications & Presentations

Publications & Presentations

Co-presenter, First Nations Economic Development Workshop, Aboriginal Financial Officers Association (British Columbia) (March 22, 2013).

Legal Update: Current Issues Affecting First Nations Business Structures, co-authored with Janelle Dwyer prepared for a conference hosted by Pacific Business and Law Institute. March 6 and 7, 2012.

“How to Choose a Business Venture: Legal Structure” – a co-presentation with Janelle Dwyer at Rebuilding from Tradition: Strategic Aboriginal Tax Planning Conference, Parksville, British Columbia, March 16-17, 2011.


LL.B (with distinction), University of Alberta, 2005
B.A. Joint Major in Sociology and Anthropology, Simon Fraser University, 2000

Professional Standing & Affiliations

Member, Law Society of B.C. (2006)
Canadian Bar Association