Partner announcement

Bernd Christmas Joins Cassels Brock

March 7, 2014

Bernd Christmas is a partner in the Aboriginal Law Practice and a proud member of the Mi’kmaq community of Membertou. The primary focus of Bernd’s practice is Indigenous economic development. As former Chief Executive Officer of the Membertou Band of Nova Scotia and the Membertou Corporate Division and as a negotiator for several First Nations bands, Bernd brings a deep understanding of Indigenous perspectives as well as extensive experience on national and international boards and commissions to Cassels Brock.

Bernd was the first Mi’kmaw to become a lawyer in Canada. Prior to joining Cassels Brock he worked at a large national firm to expand their Indigenous practice before going on to found The Bernd Christmas Law Group, offering advice and assistance to First Nations, industry and government organizations in various aspects of regulatory matters and policy setting.

To view Bernd’s complete profile, please click here.

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