Year called to bar: 2008 (QC); 2010 (ON); 2017 (NU)
Caroline Briand is a partner in the Litigation Group at Langlois Lawyers’ office in Montreal. She specializes in Indigenous law, constitutional law, administrative law as well as professional and disciplinary law. Caroline advises Indigenous governments, organizations, businesses and individuals, particularly in matters of Aboriginal and treaty rights, Aboriginal title, hunting, fishing and trapping rights, funding of public services and access to these by Indigenous communities and individuals, review and implementation of governance processes, as well as mining and other natural resource development. As part of her administrative law practice, Caroline advises and represents professional orders and other regulatory bodies, particularly with respect to governance matters and judicial reviews. She also advises and supports organizations and institutions in matters of sexual violence and discrimination, particularly in the context of administrative investigations. She is certified by the Barreau du Québec as a lawyer who conducts workplace psychological harassment investigations. Since her beginnings, Caroline has worked in Indigenous and constitutional law and is passionate about the history and legal and social concerns of Indigenous peoples in Canada.