Areas of Practice

Lands, Leasing, Planning & Legislative Drafting

We advise Indigenous Nations regarding various aspects of their lands, resources and land development, including:

  • Governance and Indigenous land authorities;
  • Drafting Land Codes and Land Laws pursuant to the First Nations Land Management Act;
  • Drafting Land by-laws under the Indian Act;
  • Land transactions, instruments and land designations under the Indian Act;
  • Preparing permits, licences and leases;
  • Engagement agreements, rights of way and easements;
  • Existing land instruments on Indigenous Lands;
  • Individual land holdings, Certificates of Possession and custom allotments;
  • Crown occupation of lands and determining appropriate financial arrangements and valuation.