Our lawyers understand the complex and changing landscape of aboriginal law and work with you to provide effective and practical legal advice to deal with the ever changing legal and regulatory climate.
McLennan Ross lawyers work hard to understand your needs and will work with you in developing responses to address consultation and where appropriate accommodation of aboriginal interests as a component of successful project development. We also provide advice to aboriginal organizations and assist them with meeting their objectives, particularly in the North.
Negotiated with aboriginal groups in the course of project approvals for a variety of projects to ensure the concerns of the community were addressed while allowing the project to proceed in a cost-effective and timely manner.
Provide strategic advice to project proponents in respect of consultation with First Nations and other Aboriginal groups.
Acted as counsel to a project proponent in appeal and judicial review proceedings seeking to challenge project approvals based on allegations of inadequate consultation.