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Nadir André

Nadir André

Lawyer, Indigenous Law Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG)

Nadir is a member of the Matimekush-Lac John First Nation and has sound experience in Indigenous law, achieving his bar in 1996 from the University of Ottawa. He services many Indigenous clients, as well as corporations seeking to do business with Indigenous communities and Indigenous businesses in Québec and the rest of Canada. He is also a member of the Barreau du Québec, the Indigenous Bar Association, and the Canadian Bar Association.

Nadir is a profound Indigenous lawyer with a passion for Indigenous peoples’ title and Aboriginal rights’ claims and is actively involved in certain comprehensive and specific land claim negotiations in Québec, Ontario and Manitoba. Nadir specializes in matters connected with natural resource development involving Indigenous communities and businesses. He is also a public speaker discussing topics around Indigenous rights, infrastructure and financial sovereignty. Nadir has been recognized and awarded for numerous achievements around the work he does to serve First Nations communities.

Nadir also advises First Nations communities and government on a range of topics. He also represents First Nations communities on a robust array of consultation processes such as processes with Crowns and Proponents, Aboriginal and Treaty rights’ claims, in the creation of Economical Development structures and commercial joint ventures, and in negotiations resulting in partnerships relating to hydro electrical and wind power projects.