WEBINAR: What happened at the Supreme Court of Canada?

Inside the rarefied world of Advance Costs


November 10, 2021

5:00pm Pacific | 8:00pm Eastern


Karey Brooks, lead counsel Beaver Lake Cree Nation

Karey primarily acts for First Nations and First Nations organizations in court and negotiations with government and industry on matters relating to Aboriginal rights and title, consultation, regulatory matters, including environmental assessments, and general governance matters, including status and membership issues. Karey also has experience in other public law related work, including with respect to Charter rights litigation and public inquiries.


David M. Robbins, former legal counsel to Tsilhqot'in Nation.

Having previously earned degrees in law from the University of Victoria and philosophy from the University of British Columbia, David’s practice sees him advocate successfully for First Nations at all levels of court. Throughout his many years of experience, his work has contributed to securing multiple victories for the Tsilhqot’in Nation, including the Supreme Court of Canada’s landmark judgment of June 26, 2014, declaring Aboriginal title for the first time in Canada.

You are invited...

Please join us as we unpack Beaver Lake Cree Nation’s appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada, and why the Court’s ultimate decision on the remedy of advanced interim costs will be important for Indigenous Nations across the country.


Karey Brooks, of JFK Law Corporation, lead counsel for Beaver Lake Cree Nation.

David Robbins, of Woodward and Co. LLP, who represented Tsilhqot’in Nation in both its successful title case and awarding of advanced costs. 

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