Keith B. Bergner
Partner

Lawson Lundell LLP

925 West Georgia St, Suite 1600, Cathedral Pl
Vancouver, BC V6C 3L2
Phone: (604) 631-9119
Fax: (604) 694-2910
E-mail: kbergner@lawsonlundell.com
 
 
 

Keith advises private sector, public sector and government clients on Aboriginal law and regulatory matters. He appears as counsel before regulatory tribunals and all levels of Superior and Appellate Courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. He acts for clients in the natural resource industries including hydroelectric generation and transmission, oil & gas, LNG, pipelines, mining, aquaculture and power projects. He advises governments, Crown corporations and private sector clients on the extent of the duty to consult and, if necessary, accommodate, in respect of potential adverse effects to Aboriginal rights or title by major industrial projects. He assists with the development of consultation programs, negotiation of impact-benefit agreements and acts as counsel for proponents seeking regulatory permits and approvals. He also represents project proponents and governments in appeals and judicial reviews challenging project approvals. Keith is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada for Aboriginal law and in Benchmark Canada for Aboriginal and energy and natural resources litigation. He was named Aboriginal Law Litigator of the Year at the Benchmark Litigation Canada Awards in 2013 and 2014. He is a member of the Bars of BC, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, and Yukon.


Year Called to the Bar:1997 (BC); 2000 (NU); 2000 (NT); 2010 (YT)
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Aboriginal Law
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Energy (Oil & Gas)