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PBLI’s 2018 Specific Claims Conference Chaired by Leah Pence

On December 13-14, 2018, Leah Pence of Mandell Pinder LLP will be chairing the Pacific Business & Law Institute’s conference on specific claims in Vancouver.  The conference is a great opportunity for Indigenous leaders and lawyers to learn about recent developments in this area of the law from experts in the field.  Speakers at the conference […]

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Conference on Understanding and Implementing UNDRIP, June 12-13, 2018

On June 12-13, 2018, Brenda Gaertner of Mandell Pinder LLP along with Geoff Plant, Q.C. will be co-chairing the Pacific Business & Law Institute’s conference on understanding and implementing the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Vancouver. The conference will bring together experts from  First Nations, government, industry, academia and the Indigenous legal […]

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PBLI Conference on Indigenous Law, April 25-26, 2018

On April 25-26, 2018, the Pacific Business & Law Institute will be hosting a conference in Vancouver on current issues in Indigenous Law.  Elin Sigurdson of Mandell Pinder will be presenting on the litigation that has taken place around the Northern Gateway Pipeline and Trans Mountain Pipeline projects.  The conference will also include discussions on recent decisions […]

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PBLI Conference on Aboriginal Litigation and Negotiation, December 12-13, 2017

On December 12-13, 2017, Rosanne Kyle will be co-chairing the Pacific Business & Law Institute’s conference on Aboriginal Litigation and Negotiation in Vancouver.  The conference will include many of the leading experts in the field who will address topics such as utilizing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in negotiations and disputes, getting an […]

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Conference on Real Estate Development on First Nation Lands, September 20-21, 2016

On September 20-21, 2016, the Pacific Business & Law Institute will host a conference titled  “Real Estate Development on First Nation Lands“ in Vancouver.  The conference will assemble a number of experts in the field to offer insights and practical considerations, and to review the necessary legal processes to successfully develop a project.   Janelle Dwyer […]

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The High Demand for Aboriginal Lawyers

Janelle Dwyer of our offices was recently featured in BC Business Magazine discussing the evolving field of Aboriginal law: “This is a fast-changing area of common law. We’re dealing with firsts. It can be exciting,” exclaims Janelle Dwyer, who specializes in First Nations economic development with Mandell Pinder, a boutique Vancouver law firm. “Firsts don’t […]

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PBLI Conference on Aboriginal and Environmental Law, January 19-20, 2016

On January 19 and 20, 2016, Rosanne Kyle and Brenda Gaertner will be chairing the Pacific Business & Law Institute’s conference on Aboriginal and Environmental Law in Vancouver.  The conference will bring together experts in the fields of Aboriginal and environmental law, including Kris Statnyk of our offices, to address some of the most pressing issues […]

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Aboriginal Title Litigation: Best Practices and Essential Legal Considerations, conference held by Affinity Institute, February 25, 2016

On February 25, 2016, Maria Morellato, Q.C., along with Geoffrey S. Moyse, Q.C., will be chairing the Affinity Institute’s conference titled Aboriginal Title Litigation: Best Practices and Essential Legal Considerations, in Vancouver.  This unique intensive conference, entirely practical in nature, will bring together senior lawyers of the Aboriginal bar, including Cheryl Sharvit of our offices, […]

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