Kennedy A. Bear Robe
Kennedy A. Bear Robe is an associate in Gowling WLG's Vancouver office. His practice includes administrative, aboriginal and environmental law. His advocacy includes representing clients before the Federal Court of Appeal, British Columbia Supreme Court, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, as well as federal and provincial regulatory tribunals.
Kennedy offers practical advice and counsel to clients. He advises Indigenous Nations throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Northwest Territories on matters of Aboriginal and Treaty rights, natural resource development and energy supply, environmental assessments and consultation processes, as well as negotiation and drafting of Impact and Benefit Agreements and Government-to-Government Agreements.
In addition to legal representation in the courts, regulatory proceedings and in negotiations, Kennedy regularly provides advice to Indigenous clients on self-government and governance issues.
Kennedy’s business law practise includes providing advice to Indigenous economic development corporations and businesses on corporate governance, commercial transactions, negotiation and formation of joint ventures and partnerships, as well as procurement processes.
Kennedy is Siksikaitsitapi (Blackfoot), member of the Siksika Nation. He is results-oriented, collaborative, and passionate about helping Indigenous governments to advance rights-based negotiations and strategic litigation.