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Practical, Straight Forward Legal Advice for Indigenous and Non-indigenous peoples

The counsel specializing in Indigenous legal matters emphasizes practical advice and planning to position our clients to minimize their legal costs, avoid delays and expedite non-litigious resolution or requisite litigation whenever possible.

Canada’s Indigenous law traces its origins to before the country was formed, yet it is a body of law that dynamically changes and evolves at an accelerating pace. Our lawyers help to define and interpret old treaties and statutes in order to address modern cultural issues with insightful results for all parties.

We provide our clients with advice in connection with issues including:

  • A wide range of commercial matters, from employment and labour issues to tax and formation and organizational structuring of Indigenous businesses, joint ventures, trusts and negotiation of contracts
  • Indigenous community issues and development
  • Issues arising through the Indian Act and Regulations
  • Land claims, implementation and interpretation of treaties
  • Self government negotiations
  • Indigenous interests specific to forestry, mining and utilities development

Lawyers that practice in Indigenous Persons Law