Eugene Kung

Eugene Kung

Eugene Kung is a human rights and environmental justice lawyer, currently working as a Staff Lawyer with West Coast Environmental Law, where he works with the Aboriginal and Natural Resources Law team and with the Revitalizing Indigenous Laws for Land Air and Water (RELAW) team. Eugene’s work focuses on Tar Sands Pipelines and Tankers and the intersection between Indigenous and Canadian law. Eugene is West Coast’s lead lawyer on stopping Kinder Morgan and works to support the Tsleil-Waututh Nation Sacred Trust Initiative. Previously, Eugene was a staff lawyer with the BC Public Interest Advocacy Centre (BCPIAC) where he had a social justice law practice in the areas of Constitutional, Human Rights, Administrative, Anti-Poverty and Regulatory law. He has represented low and fixed-income ratepayers before the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC); low-income tenants of slumlords; tree planters and Temporary Foreign Workers before the BC Human Rights Tribunal; and families of deceased farmworkers at a coroner’s inquest.