Keith B. Bergner

Lawson Lundell LLP

925 West Georgia St, Suite 1600, Cathedral Pl
Vancouver, BC V6C 3L2
Phone: (604) 631-9119
Fax: (604) 694-2910

Keith advises private sector, public sector and government clients throughout Canada on Indigenous law and energy/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 mining, oil & gas, LNG, pipelines, hydroelectric generation and transmission, aquaculture and power projects. He advises clients on the extent of the duty to consult and, if necessary, accommodate, in respect of potential adverse effects to Indigenous rights or title by major industrial projects. He acts as counsel for proponents seeking regulatory permits and approvals and assists with the development of consultation programs and the negotiation of impact-benefit agreements. He also represents project proponents and governments in appeals and judicial reviews challenging project approvals. Keith is recognized in Chambers Canada, Chambers Global, The Best Lawyers in Canada for Aboriginal law and 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, 2014 and 2017. He is a member of the Bars of BC, Nunavut, NWT, and Yukon.

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