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JFK Law Corporation

Aboriginal Law

1 ranked lawyersBand 1Nationwide - CanadaCanada 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Top-tier Aboriginal and constitutional law firm with a sterling reputation in BC, as well as in Alberta, Ontario and the Yukon. Provides a full range of legal services to First Nations, Indian bands and individuals, offering notable expertise in relation to modern treaty negotiations and the duty to consult during energy and natural resources projects, as well as Charter litigation, and is highly regarded for its experience before the Supreme Court. The firm also advises on First Nations economic development and governance structures.

Strengths

Market commentators note that the firm has both "strong practitioners and a strong practice."

Notable practitioners

Commentators deem Robert Janes to be one of the figures who is "dominating the field." His expertise encompasses Aboriginal title and rights cases and environmental law, and sources note his particular activity in regulatory and litigation matters.

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Aboriginal Law - Representation of Indigenous Peoples


Robert Janes QC
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