FIRST NATIONS LAW

Practical, Straight Forward Legal Advice for First Nations and non First Nations peoples

The counsel specializing in First Nations legal matters emphasizes practical advice and planning to position our clients to minimize their legal costs, avoid delays and expedite litigation whenever possible.

Canada's First Nations law traces its origins to before the country was formed, yet it is a body of law that continually changes and evolves. The First Nations lawyers at PKF help to define and interpret old treaties and statutes in order to address modern cultural issues with insightful results for First Nations and non First Nations peoples.

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 organizational structuring of First Nations businesses, joint ventures, trusts and negotiation of contracts
  • Issues arising through the Indian Act and Regulations
  • Land claims, implementation and interpretation of treaties
  • Self government negotiations
  • First Nations interests specific to forestry, mining and utilities

Lawyers that practice in the area of First Nations Law:

Kevin Bolt

Thomas G. Frohlinger


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