We provide support and advice to Aboriginal governments in the development of sound, effective and culturally-appropriate governance practices.
We draft constitutions, laws, policies, and procedures for Aboriginal governments, businesses, and institutions. Our work in this area arises in the context of day-to-day governance, treaty negotiations, and reconciliation negotiations and implementation.
Assisting in the development of constitutions, laws, and policies suited to each Aboriginal organization’s unique circumstance, history, and culture. We also assist in the development and design of governance and management structures that foster clear, effective relationships and operations.
Drafting policies and laws in areas like land, water, and resource management, Aboriginal governance, corporate governance, taxation, election codes, financial administration, heritage protection, child welfare, housing, membership, and education.
Advising on the rights of Aboriginal governments and organizations to create and implement laws and policies. This includes providing advice on associated obligations such as fiduciary duties and conflict of interest rules.
Aiding in the implementation of Indigenous laws and policies through various mechanisms, such as membership consultation, referenda, elections, and reporting.
Our team has experience working collaboratively with Aboriginal governments, businesses, and institutions to develop Aboriginal policy and law. Click on a photo of a team member to read their full bio and see their contact information.
Mandell Pinder LLP is really looking after our best interests; it’s one thing I really noticed. Their sole interest was for the betterment of the Xatśūll First Nation and we’re proud to be associated with Mandell Pinder LLP.