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First Nations Law

Constantly in flux, First Nations law may be the most complex area of law in the province and we provide expert advice and services in the area of First Nations law. The laws governing the relationship between the Crown, British Columbia’s First Nations people, and individuals using or wanting to use treaty or disputed lands are extremely intricate.

In recent years we have seen major agreements and court decisions that affect the relationship between First Nations and non-First Nations people. Regulations, legislation, and land rights come from a variety of sources, the Federal and provincial governments, Treaties, the Courts, the Constitution, and Band Councils.

Our First Nations law specialists can help unravel the intricate Provincial and Federal laws affecting property, business and human relations with respect to First Nations people and reserve lands.