New Director at Devlin Gailus Westaway Law Corporation
Announcement: New Director at Devlin Gailus Westaway Law Corporation
OTTAWA – October 26, 2015 – The Devlin Gailus Westaway (“DGW”) Board of Directors is delighted to announce the appointment of Tim Watson as a Director and Shareholder of DGW.
Prior to joining DGW, Tim gained invaluable experience as a consultant in a boutique firm specializing in Specific Claims research, negotiations and economic development and served as the Program Manager of the Lesser Slave Lake Indian Regional Council Treaty and Aboriginal Rights Research Program.
Currently, Tim works with First Nations and Tribal Councils across western Canada preparing and negotiating Specific Claims and advising on issues such as Aboriginal and Treaty rights, governance, consultation, natural resource management, economic development, impact benefit agreements, revenue sharing, and consultation. He also advises clients on the negotiation and implementation of modern treaties.
About Devlin Gailus Westaway Law Corporation
Devlin Gailus Westaway provides a wide range of services to First Nation, Inuit and Métis clients, as well as partners working with Aboriginal interests in Canada. The firm is headquartered in Victoria and Ottawa, and leads the Canadian Lawyers Readers Survey as the Top 5 Aboriginal Law Boutiques.
Our primary service areas include all aspects of the following:
- Litigation: before all courts, tribunals and other fora for dispute resolution involving Aboriginal people
- Negotiation: involving Aboriginal interests within government, industry, and other stakeholders
- Economic Development: including legal advice to assist First Nation, Inuit and Métis clients with the development (and protection) of business opportunities. We also provide advice where appropriate to assist industry and government on effective economic development with First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations
- Strategic Advice: including band management, re-organization and development of by-laws, Indian Act interpretation and land management
Our lawyers represent clients from Victoria to Labrador as well as Canada’s North. The recently merged firm of Devlin Gailus Westaway includes thirteen associates and a full legal support team.
For more information about Devlin Gailus Westaway Law Corporation and a full description of our services, please contact Tim and visit www.dgwlaw.ca.
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