Land Management

Our team has experience and expertise to advise and assist Indigenous governments with the wide range of issues that can arise, whether they are managing their lands under the Indian Act, a co-management arrangement, a Land Code, or a treaty or a self-government agreement, including:

  • Drafting and negotiating leases
  • Advising on rent reviews
  • Developing and implementing Land Codes
  • Negotiating Individual Agreements under the First Nations Land Management Act (“FNLMA”)
  • Matrimonial Real Property Laws
  • Developing and implementing laws, policies, procedures and forms under a Land Code
  • Zoning laws and by-laws
  • Land Use Planning
  • Environmental Assessment, Management and Protection laws
  • Developing Wills and Estates laws and procedures
  • Cultural Heritage laws and by-laws
  • Advising on the operation of land registries
  • Development and implementation of land registries for self-governing Indigenous Nations

If you would like to talk to a lawyer specializing in this area, please contact:

Kathryn Deo
Catherine Fagan
Emily Boyle
Jessica Ginsburg
Jane Barriault