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Keith Bergner

Vancouver, Canada Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Aboriginal Law
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Keith Bergner has experience representing clients in the Aboriginal law elements of major energy projects. His clients include corporations and governmental bodies. A client stated: "He's incredibly well versed in giving us a strategic view of working with Indigenous communities."
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Keith advises private sector, public sector and government clients on Indigenous law and regulatory matters. In the area of Indigenous law, Keith advises governments, Crown corporations and private sector clients on the extent of the duty to consult and, if necessary, accommodate, in respect of potential adverse effects to Indigenous rights or title by major industrial projects. He advises on the development of consultation programs and has negotiated several dozen impact-benefit agreements with First Nations. Keith acts as hearing counsel for proponents seeking regulatory permits and approvals. He also represents project proponents and governments in appeals and judicial reviews challenging project approvals.

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Admitted to the Bars of British Columbia (1997), Northwest Territories (2000), Nunavut (2000), and Yukon (2010).

Benchmark: recognized for Aboriginal and Energy litigation; named Aboriginal Law Litigator of the Year - five times.

Best Lawyers in Canada: recognized for Aboriginal, Administrative & Public, Energy, Energy Regulatory, and Natural Resources law.

Lexpert: recognized for Aboriginal and Energy (Oil and Gas) law and Leading Practitioner for Aboriginal law.

Best Lawyers in Canada: Aboriginal Law Lawyer of the Year in Vancouver for 2019.

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Keith Bergner

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