At TLE Law, we are dedicated to safeguarding and championing the rights of the Metis community. With our unwavering commitment and extensive legal expertise, we provide comprehensive and tailored solutions to ensure justice and empowerment for the Metis people. Our team of skilled lawyers will fiercely advocate for Metis rights, delivering unparalleled representation and strategic guidance. Trust TLE Law to protect and defend your rights with integrity and passion.
Our services include:
Advancing and Upholding Métis Rights
Métis are often called the forgotten people. TLE Law is committed to advancing and upholding the inherent and constitutionally protected rights of Métis people and their communities across the prairies. This includes working closely with Métis clients to uphold their right to self-determination, including self-government and the protection of lands and culture.
Our team has appeared before the Metis Settlements Appeals Tribunal (MSAT), the Alberta Court of King’s Bench, and the Alberta Court of Appeal to advance justice for Métis clients in areas such as governance, taxation, corporate matters, and civil litigation.
Advocating for Justice
When Métis rights are infringed, we believe communities require strong advocates to achieve justice. Our team is well-versed in negotiating and litigating claims, utilizing effective advocacy and expertise in Aboriginal and Métis law to pursue remedies for our clients.
Our team is experienced at appearing in a wide range of judicial venues, such as the Metis Settlements Appeals Tribunal (MSAT), the Alberta Court of King’s Bench, and the Alberta Court of Appeal, to advance justice for Métis clients in areas such as governance, taxation, corporate matters, and civil litigation.
Securing Prosperity for Metis Communities
Métis communities are at the forefront of utilizing economic development to support the current and future needs of its members. The TLE team has a proven track record of supporting Métis communities to achieve their goals in complex negotiations, governance matters, taxation, civil litigation, corporate transactions, and employment matters. As Métis communities move towards greater self-government and economic self-sufficiency, TLE Law will be there to assist every step of the way.
Pursuing Justice for Historical Wrongs
The TLE team has extensive experience working with Métis communities and individuals, as well as Métis Settlements to redress historic wrongs and breaches of lawful obligations by the Crown.
We work closely with our clients and other experts to conduct thorough investigations, gather historic and contemporary evidence, and build strong cases to obtain fair compensation, all while remaining conscious of controlling costs for our clients. We regularly appear before all levels of the Alberta Courts and the Metis Settlements Appeals Tribunal (MSAT) on behalf of our clients.
At TLE our team of skilled litigators, negotiators, and mediators work hard to advance persuasive and, when necessary, innovative arguments to achieve fair compensation for our clients. We also help our clients continue to advance their inherent and constitutional rights, including the inherent human right to self-determination for Métis people.