Practice Area

Alternative Dispute Resolution

We’re solution-oriented, with experience in finding the right solutions to hard issues and ensuring that all voices are heard.

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Assisting First Nations Governments and Institutions to Resolve Disputes

Our clients can rely on our steadfast commitment to helping resolve conflicts and difficult issues outside the courtroom.

We have the tools to listen to competing parties and understand their perspectives to pinpoint the conflict and to develop robust and meaningful resolution processes.

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Our work includes:


Designing dispute resolution processes.


Developing strategies for settling disputes with governments and third parties.


Assisting in resolving intertribal disputes.


Direct involvement in facilitation, mediation, and dispute resolution.

Our Alternative Dispute Resolution Team

Our team has experience assisting Indigenous governments and businesses resolve disputes outside of the courtroom in creative and efficient ways that reflect clients’ values and perspectives. Click on a photo of a team member to read their full bio and see their contact information.

What Our Clients Say

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.

– Councillor Pat Sellars, Xatśūll First Nation

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