Aboriginal Law

Cook Roberts LLP lawyers represent and advise First Nations, First Nations organizations , and individuals across a broad range of Aboriginal law matters, including Aboriginal rights and title litigation, negotiation, treaty matters, Band governance and Administration, consultation and accommodation, agreement negotiation, and economic development. Our lawyers have the skills and knowledge to assist you and guide you through all stages and aspects of the litigation process. We work with our clients to assert and defend their rights and traditional territories, to ensure that their strongest case is presented in whatever forum is necessary, and to protect their interests at every step.

Cook Roberts lawyers are ready to assist you in any of the following areas:

  • Litigation and negotiation, including with respect to Aboriginal title claims, and Aboriginal and treaty rights claims;
  • All Band governance and administration matters, including representing Bands and individuals in governance and election disputes;
  • Negotiating agreements, including modern treaty negotiations;
  • Creation of Bylaws, policies, and leadership codes;
  • Band membership issues;
  • Employment issues
  • Consultation and accommodation, including resource use consultation; and,
  • Economic development