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Donovan & Company Barristers and Solicitors

Aboriginal Law

1 ranked lawyersBand 2Nationwide - CanadaCanada 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Maintains a strong focus on Aboriginal litigation from its Vancouver base, including matters of rights and title, treaty negotiations and residential school claims. The firm also provides general business law advice as well as handling specific claims work. Assists First Nations in government-to-government negotiations, including the management of archaeological and heritage sites. The firm also advises on employment matters as well as the governance and administration of non-profit entities.

Strengths

A source said of the firm: "They are good on the commercial side. I find them very good to work with."

Notable practitioners

Allan Donovan has a broad practice in the representation of Indigenous peoples, encompassing Aboriginal governance, litigation and rights and title. A respected practitioner in the space, he has extensive experience before the courts and the Indian Claims Commission.

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Aboriginal Law - Representation of Indigenous Peoples


Allan Donovan
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