Mandell Pinder LLP works to advance Aboriginal and Treaty rights in various forums.  Our lawyers have appeared before courts of all levels, including trial and appellate courts in B.C., Alberta and Ontario, and at the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as before administrative tribunals, including the National Energy Board, the B.C. Environmental Appeal Board, the BC Utilities Commission and federal inquiries.  Our litigation work includes complex cases and claims about:

  • Aboriginal title and rights
  • Treaty rights and land entitlement
  • constitutional obligations to consult and accommodate
  • First Nations’ jurisdiction
  • breach of trust or fiduciary obligations in the mismanagement of First Nations’ lands and resources
  • injunctions
  • expropriation of reserve lands
  • environmental protection

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