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
Naomi Moses is hosting Pivot Legal Society’s upcoming free webinar States of Inequality: Pivot’s Response to COVID-19 on July 7 at 6:00pm PST. Click here for more information or to sign up.
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Karey Brooks speaking as part of Beaver Lake Cree Nation’s Tar Sands Trial Webinar – Thursday May 28, 2020May 27, 2020 | Uncategorized
Karey Brooks will be speaking along side Crystal Lameman of Beaver Lake Cree Nation for a lively discussion regarding a behind the scenes look at the tar sands trial . To learn more and to register for this webinar please click here.
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