Brock Roe

Associate

  • broe@jfklaw.ca
  • P 250-405-2531
  • C 306-280-5788
  • 816-1175 Douglas Street, Victoria BC V8W 2E1

Brock is a solicitor that practices corporate/commercial and Aboriginal law, focusing on land matters, economic development, and modern Treaties.

As a solicitor, Brock helps First Nation clients with their governance and economic development needs. He has acted for First Nations in a variety of industries related to commercial leasing, natural resource development (oilsands, mining, oil and gas, renewables), utilities, hotels and tourism, and fishing. Brock also helps First Nations deal with complex transactions and related land matters under the Indian Act, First Nations Land Management Act, and modern Treaties.

Brock was born and raised in Treaty No. 8 territory in Fort St. John, British Columbia, and is a member of the Bigstone Cree Nation. He enjoys science fiction, the outdoors, and amateur astronomy in his spare time.

Practice Focus

  • Commercial leasing
  • Corporate/commercial
  • Complex transactions involving First Nation lands
  • Governance

Qualifications:

  • Called to the Saskatchewan Bar, 2018
  • Called to the British Columbia Bar, 2014
  • Called to the Alberta Bar, 2010
  • University of Alberta, LLB, 2009
  • University of Alberta, Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies (Honors), 2009

Highlights

  • Acted for multiple First Nation clients and their related economic development businesses with their off-reserve business partnerships, including limited partnerships and joint ventures in the oil and gas, forestry, mining, tourism, eHealth, and fishing industries.

  • Acted for multiple First Nation clients with their on-reserve land matters under the Indian Act, First Nations Land Management Act, and modern Treaty, including the negotiation and registration of various instruments and encumbrances affected First Nation lands such as utility and road permits, security agreements, and transactions involving certificates of possession.

  • Acted for a First Nation client in the implementation of its modern Treaty, which included one of the largest electronic registrations with the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia.