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Miller Thomson LLP

Aboriginal Law

3 ranked lawyersBand 3CanadaGlobal 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Miller Thomson operates a robust practice in the Aboriginal law space which is regularly engaged by both First Nations and industry groups. The team is sought after for its experience advising on major economic development programmes as well as real estate and business transactions involving First Nations land. Its environmental law group provides multifaceted advice including in relation to environmental approvals, permitting, assessment and due diligence. The firm benefits from lawyers based throughout numerous offices in BC, Ontario, Québec and Saskatchewan.

Notable practitioners

Vaughan-based Bryan Buttigieg has a strong reputation in the market, handling a wide variety of environmental issues in both contentious and non-contentious settings. He is particularly experienced handling cases stemming from environmental damage and brownfield redevelopment.
"Bryan Buttigieg is excellent at identifying the key parameters that we need to focus on in a complex transaction with environmental elements." "He is a great lawyer who is very practical and a constant reliable source of external advice."

Co-head of the firm's Aboriginal law group, John Doolan is highly experienced in handling commercial real estate matters with Aboriginal considerations. He is based in Vancouver.

Tamara Farber represents clients in environmental litigation out of the firm's Toronto office, providing a particular specialty in contaminated land cases.
"Tamara Farber presents as a no-nonsense authority and did an excellent job representing our interests." "Her knowledge in environmental law is invaluable to our organisation, and her practical approach to resolving sensitive issues is a strength I admire."

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Canada

Aboriginal Law


John Doolan
Band 4

Environment


Bryan Buttigieg
Band 2
Tamara Farber
Band 3