Fiona Robin is a partner of Schuman Daltrop Basran & Robin. She obtained her undergraduate degree at the University of Calgary, her law degree at the University of British Columbia and was called to the British Columbia bar in 2000. She received her certification as a Family Law Mediator in 2003.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ms. Robin worked on Parliament Hill in Ottawa as a political assistant for six years. Specifically, she was an advisor to the Minister of Indian Affairs where she provided advice on topics such as land claims and treaty issues. She then worked for the Solicitor General of Canada where she provided advice on issues pertaining to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and enforcement policy. Ms. Robin also worked at INTERPOL headquarters in Lyon, France.
Active in the legal community, Ms. Robin has been a contributing author to the Annotated Family Practice Manual for the last seven years. She is a frequent guest lecturer for the Professional Legal Training Course and has written and presented several papers for Continuing Legal Education. Ms. Robin is a founding member of the Family Law Advocates Group (FLAG) which is a study group comprised of senior members of the family bar.
Ms. Robin is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation (CMCC), a Crown corporation responsible for the management of the Canadian Museum of Civilization and its affiliated museum, the Canadian War Museum, as well as the Virtual Museum of New France. One of CMCC's most important goals is to foster appreciation among Canadians of their shared heritage.