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March 31, 2014

Welcome John Donihee!

We are delighted to welcome John Donihee to the Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP Northern Team as of April 1, 2014. John brings with him over 30 years’ of environmental, regulatory, administrative and Aboriginal law expertise in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

John is one of Canada’s foremost experts in environmental, regulatory, administrative and Aboriginal law in Canada’s North, with a particular focus on land claims implementation and modern treaties. John is counsel to administrative tribunals in the Northwest Territories responsible for land and water management and environmental impact assessment. He represents the Government of Nunavut as well as Inuit organizations and mining companies in regulatory proceedings and matters relating to land claims implementation. John has extensive experience in wildlife management and law, environmental impact assessment, and land and water regulation. John represents clients at all levels of court in the Northwest Territories. Notably, John appeared at the Supreme Court of Canada on behalf of a Northwest Territories First Nation in Beckman v. Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation.

John is admitted to the Bars of Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Contact John at jdonihee@willmsshier.com / (613) 217-8521.

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