Provided by Thomas Isaac
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.
British Columbia Bar, 2001; Northwest Territories Bar, 2003; Alberta Bar, 2006; Yukon Bar, 2010; Saskatchewan, 2019; New Brunswick, 2021.
Key Developments in Aboriginal Law Volume 2 (2021); 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.
Thomas Isaac is a highly esteemed litigator with considerable experience acting for governmental and corporate clients on contentious and constitutional matters, in addition to providing advice on a raft of regulatory matters. He chairs the firm's Aboriginal law group from its Vancouver office.
"In terms of practical advice Thomas Isaac is the best at understanding the law and finding how to tie it into practical circumstances." "He is able to provide not only legal advice but also strategic advice."