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 LLP has been awarded on The Globe and Mail’s list of Canada’s Best Law Firms 2023. This prestigious award is presented by The Globe and Mail and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on November 15th, 2022 and can currently be viewed on The
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On November 7, 2022 CBA National released an article “Recognizing a generic right to self-government for Aboriginal peoples” in which JFK Law’s Claire Truesdale was interviewed. The article speaks to a recent Québec Court of Appeal decision that is on it’s way to the Supreme Court of Canada which could set a precedent for Aboriginal
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