Vasu Sivapalan


Suite 1000, Brunswick House
44 Chipman Hill
Saint John, N.B.
E2L 2A9



Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): New Brunswick, 2012

Legal Assistant(s): Margaret Briggs

Vasu is a general practitioner, handling a variety of litigation matters, including insurance law issues such as personal injury and life and disability, as well as commercial, family, estate and property law litigation. She was also involved in the first reported decision in New Brunswick involving the Duty to Consult, and she continues to practice in the area of Aboriginal law. She has appeared before the New Brunswick Trial Division, Family Division, Court of Appeal and Provincial Court.

Education & Career


University of New Brunswick, LLB, 2011
University of Toronto, H.B.Sc., 2008


Member, Canadian Bar Association
Public Representative, Council, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick, 2016 – present
Member, board of directors, Dr. V.A. Snow Centre, 2013 – 2016
Member, Rupert FC Indoor and Outdoor Women’s Soccer Teams, Southern New Brunswick Soccer League, 2009 – present


Unsung Hero Award


Presenter, National Debate Seminar, Canadian Student Debating Federation, September 2014