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Thomas Isaac

Vancouver, Canada Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Aboriginal Law
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Thomas Isaac has notable experience acting for government on contentious Aboriginal law matters. He is a highly respected litigator who also provides clients with regulatory support. Interviewees describe him as "an expert in the field" who gives "very good advice that goes well beyond legal matters." One source identified him as "one of the best Indigenous lawyers in Canada. He is responsive, pleasant to work with, takes an interest in what we're doing and operates in an area that is very complex."
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Nationally recognised authority in Aboriginal law. Advises industry clients and governments across Canada on aboriginal legal matters, and related environmental assessment, regulatory, negotiations, and constitutional issues. Has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, B.C. Court of Appeal, Ontario Energy Board among others.

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British Columbia Bar, 2001; Nunavut Bar, 2003; Northwest Territories Bar, 2003; Alberta Bar, 2006; Yukon Bar, 2010; Saskatchewan, 2019.

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Aboriginal Law, Fifth Edition (2016), Aboriginal Law: Supreme Court of Canada Decisions (2016) and Aboriginal and Treaty Rights in the Maritimes: The Marshall Decision and Beyond, and numerous other books, articles and reports.

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