Larry is a partner at Olthuis, Kleer, Townshend LLP practicing in the area of Aboriginal rights and environmental law. Larry has worked with First Nations on lands and resources issues nearly 20 years, and has developed extensive experience in the negotiation of impacts and benefits agreements, environmental assessment, co-management measures and treaty provisions. He currently represents and advises First Nations dealing with major mining, forestry and energy developments, and is also involved in several leading First Nation conservation and land use planning initiatives across Canada. He is a frequent speaker on these issues at national conferences.
Larry is called to the bar in Ontario, Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Newfoundland and Labrador. He holds a JD from the University of Victoria, a Masters in Environmental Studies from York University, and is a graduate of McMaster University’s Arts & Science Programme. He serves on several not-for-profit boards, and divides his time between Yellowknife, NT and Goose Bay, NL (and all places in between).