Aboriginal Law

B.C. First Nation Law Lawyers

The Vancouver aboriginal law lawyers at the law firm of Grant Kovacs Norell represent First Nation governments and individuals throughout British Columbia and across western Canada. First Nations people have specific rights and our firm is committed to seeing that they are respected.

We also provide representation for a number of key aboriginal law matters, including band elections, governance, band membership, aboriginal land use issues, consultation rights and employment. Our lawyers understand and respect the importance of aboriginal traditions, culture and rights. It is our commitment to pursue every available option in an effort to reach a favourable outcome on your behalf.

Providing Comprehensive Aboriginal Law Services

Our extensive experience in these matters allows us to be much more proactive in evaluating the issue and determining a sound course of action. We work closely with you to fully understand your concerns and expectations. Based on that information, we build a customized solution designed specifically to help you reach your goals.

We have extensive experience in all aspects of aboriginal law, including:

  • First Nations land issues
  • Land use
  • Right-of-way disputes
  • Leasing
  • Band elections
  • Governance
  • Band membership issues
  • Employment issues
  • Land claims
  • Specific claims
  • Development of First Nations lands
  • Consultation rights
  • Construction issues
  • Disputes against the government
  • Forestry and natural resource management
  • Resource sharing agreements