595 Burrard St, Suite 700, Box 49290, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1994 (BC)
Jean is a Shareholder at Boughton Law. She practises primarily in the area of Indigenous Law, with a special emphasis on First Nations economic development. She has extensive experience in advising on land issues and development projects in respect of First Nations land, structuring partnerships and other business arrangements for on reserve projects, and advising lenders in securing their loans for on reserve projects. In addition to economic development matters, Jean routinely advises on First Nations governance and property taxation matters and assists First Nations in the drafting of laws, policies and codes and in negotiating road tenure, protocol, accommodation and impacts and benefits agreements. A substantial part of Jean’s practice involves commercial leasing, both in relations to First Nations lands and fee simple lands.