Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Using the courts strategically to advance your Nation’s Rights
Our team of experienced litigators advance our clients’ interests in courts across the country. We prove and protect your rights through strategic litigation, including Aboriginal rights and title cases, Treaty infringement litigation, judicial reviews, and interventions in important cases.
Consultation, Accommodation and Regulatory Review
Making the Crown comply with the duty to consult and accommodate
We help our clients advance their right to free, prior and informed consent when consulting with the Crown. This includes helping Indigenous communities develop their own consultation processes, negotiate alternatives to the duty to consult framework, respond to referrals in their traditional territories, engage in environmental assessment processes, and challenge decisions made without proper consultation and accommodation.
Securing and implementing your community’s rights through complex negotiations
Our lawyers support Indigenous communities in advancing their rights and securing economic opportunities through complex negotiations with government and industry, including impact benefit agreements, complicated commercial agreements and modern treaties. We focus on pushing the envelope and ensuring that government and industry respond to what our clients want to achieve.
Economic Development and Governance
Helping build strong, sustainable communities
JFK Law works alongside Indigenous communities to advance self-government and build a solid foundation for economic development.
From our Blog
JFK Law presents Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh with “The sacred scrolls of the Southern Ojibway” (rare book) at a recent workshop hosted by Grand Council Treaty #3February 22, 2024 | Commentary
At a recent 4-Directional Workshop for Grand Council Treaty #3’s Abinoojii Inakonigewin hosted on Treaty #1 territory, JFK Law LLP was pleased to present Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh with a first edition of the rare publication known as “The sacred scrolls of the Southern Ojibway”. Out of print for decades, this book was written in the
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SCC Decision on An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit, and Metis children, youth, and families: Analysis and Implications (2 of 2)February 15, 2024 | Uncategorized
“ will not be accomplished in a single sacred moment, but rather through a continuous transformation of relationships and a braiding together of distinct legal traditions and sources of power that exist.” This is the second blog post of JFK Law’s two-part series on the recent Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision upholding the constitutionality
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