ONTARIO INDIGENOUS & ENVIRONMENTAL LAW LAWYERS

We serve as lawyers to First Nations, Businesses, Municipal Governments and Organizations on Indigenous & Environmental law matters.

The Environmental & Indigenous Law Canada LinkedIn Group

Gordon S. Campbell is the founder and moderator of the LinkedIn Group Indigenous & Environmental Law Canada; if you don't already have one you'll need to register for a free account with LinkedIn and then search for and request to join the group in order to access its content - but Gordon promises to promptly approve your membership. 

How We Help Cliets With Indigenous Law

The firm possesses extensive experience helping clients with Indigenous Law matters throughout Canada, including in Northern and Southern Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, and Atlantic Canada. We've negotiated Comprehensive Claims and Specific Claims, advised on additions to Reserves as well as the Indian Act and governance issues, and litigated Indigenous rights and treaty rights issues as high as the Supreme Court of Canada. 

How We Help With Environmental Law

The firm also possesses extensive experience on environmental law matters, having previously acted as counsel to Environment Canada as well as Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The firm advises on resource development (including forestry, mining, fisheries, energy and industrial), government permitting and regulations, and environmental assessments. The firm also conducts environmental litigation throughout Ontario before courts and tribunals. 

The Indigenous & Environmental Law Lawyers

Gordon S. Campbell is the firm's practice leader in Indigenous & Environmental law. He's led numerous multilateral negotiations in Ontario, British Columbia, Manitoba and Nova Scotia that resolved longstanding high value Indigenous claims, contributed to environmental assessments and licensing reviews for pipeline, mining, forestry, fishing, oil and gas, and industrial development, and developed and managed multi-stakeholder consultation and communication programs, advanced additions to reserves, and advised on the establishing legislation and rules for the creation of the Specific Claims Tribunal. He has lectured, trained and developed curricula in Indigenous & Environmental law for universities, the Canadian Bar Association, the Word Bank and Government of Argentina, and is author of several books and articles citied as judicial authority on issues of Environmental law, regulatory compliance verification and enforcement law, and Constitutional law. 

He is assisted by lawyer Matthew MacLean who concentrates on solicitor matters, including those involving real property, planning approvals and economic development, as well as lawyer Karen Kernisant.

The firm law clerk for Indigenous & Environmental law is Yael Benyair.