Provided by Kevin O'Callaghan
Kevin O'Callaghan is a respected litigator in British Columbia and Leader of the firm’s Indigenous Law group. He is also the regional Lead for the Corporate Social Responsibility Law group and actively involved in our Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) initiative. Providing strategic advice on indigenous, regulatory, environmental and other CSR and ESG issues, Kevin advises clients throughout Western and Northern Canada, and around the world.
Kevin provides strategic advice on managing projects through environmental assessment and consultation with Indigenous peoples, including advice on negotiations and agreements. However, if unavoidable conflicts arise during project development, Kevin appears before courts, tribunals and arbitration panels to assist his forestry, mining, and oil and gas clients on challenges to licenses (including judicial review and title litigation) by local communities, non-governmental organizations and indigenous communities, as well as related injunction proceedings.
Kevin O'Callaghan leads Fasken's Indigenous law group from Vancouver. He advises clients on mining projects and pipeline proposals, providing experience in both strategic and contentious Aboriginal engagement mandates.
"Kevin O'Callaghan is incredibly knowledgeable about our business and the topical issues in the industry." "His advice is always sound, and he is able to look at the situation, find what additional information is needed, and then can chart a course."