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MT+Co. Recognized in Chambers Canada 2019®

By MT+Co. - September 21, 2018 under Business Advisory, First Nations, MT+Co., Resources + Major Projects

Chambers Canada has released its annual rankings of Canadian law firms and lawyers for 2019.  This year, our firm and three of our lawyers were recognized for their expertise.

MT+Co. Recognized as a Leading Law Firm

MT+Co. has been recognized as a leading Canadian law firm in the area of Aboriginal law.  According to Chambers:

What the Team is Known For 

Dynamic Vancouver-based business law firm, with a strong focus on the economic development of First Nations. The team offers support across the full gamut of Aboriginal issues, including project development, governance, rights and title, tax, employment, real estate and environmental law. Shows considerable aptitude for leveraging the multidisciplinary strengths of its team to offer sound commercial support, including joint venture mandates.

Strengths 

Clients value “the high degree of expertise they bring to the table,” and describe the team as “diverse, flexible, adaptable and forward-thinking.”

Work Highlights 

Represented nine Sto:lo Nation bands in a judicial review of the federal government’s decision to approve the proposed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion Pipeline Project.

Assisted Cheam First Nation with the negotiation of an impact benefit agreement, as well as lease and permit matters, concerning the expansion of a natural gas distribution provider’s facility on Cheam reserve lands.

Notable Practitioners in this Practice Area

Merle Alexander is noted for providing advisory services regarding impact benefit agreements and resource revenue-sharing agreements across a broad range of sectors. He is also knowledgeable about Aboriginal titles and rights and economic development and sustainability.

Robert Miller is “well respected” and “does really good work,” according to sources. His areas of expertise cover mutual benefit agreements, economic development and governance matters concerning First Nation forestry companies.

We are proud of the work that we do for our Indigenous clients, and are grateful to be recognized by Chambers in this important area of our practice.

3 MT+Co. Lawyers Individually Recognized as Leading Practitioners

In addition, three of our lawyers have been individually recognized by Chambers Canada as leading practitioners in their fields: Rob Miller and Merle Alexander in the field of Aboriginal law, and Jim Titerle in the field of environmental law.

We work with some pretty incredible lawyers and we’re so proud to see Rob, Merle and Jim recognized.

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