Aboriginal

Boughton Law’s Aboriginal Practice Group has the knowledge and expertise to advise Aboriginal clients and organizations on a wide range of issues.

Areas of Expertise

Here at Boughton Law, you will find expertise in the traditional areas of interest to Aboriginal groups such as sustainable economic development, treaty negotiations, impact and benefit agreements and governance matters. We will work with you to find the right balance between the preserving your community’s uniqueness and economic development.

In addition to those traditional areas, our expertise extends to matters related to taxation, business, banking, employment, real estate, environmental law and intellectual property. We can assist you with establishing new businesses and restructuring existing ones while safeguarding your community’s assets and protecting your interests.

The range of sectors and projects in which we have experience include forestry, aquaculture, run-of-the-river hydro projects, resort and gaming facilities, residential and commercial developments, road building, geothermal power and water supply, winery and diamond mining.

Your Benefits

Our team is comprised of an experienced core of senior lawyers who have long established relationships with many Aboriginal communities.

The close connection we have with our Aboriginal clients ensures that we understand and respect a culturally sensitive approach with an emphasis on mutually beneficial outcomes.

Working closely with colleagues across the firm in different practice areas, we offer you a multi-disciplinary, seamless service to pre-empt issues which may arise.