Lorraine Land


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Lorraine Land is a Partner at OKT, and practices Aboriginal rights and environmental law. She advises First Nations and Inuit clients across Canada and particularly in the North. Lorraine provides negotiation advice and appears before Courts and tribunals on Aboriginal rights, land claims implementation, self government negotiation and implementation, Aboriginal consultation requirements, impacts and benefits agreements, business agreements, energy project reviews, and environmental regulatory matters.

Lorraine has a Masters of Environmental Studies (with a concentration on Aboriginal co-management regimes), and a Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution. She has worked in the government and the not-for-profit sectors, and in private legal practice, on matters related to Indigenous rights and environmental regulation. 

Lorraine is a recipient of Osgoode Law School’s Gold Key Alumni Award for exceptional contributions to the legal profession and society, and accomplishment in the field of law. She currently serves on the Alumni Board for Osgoode Law School. Lorraine is adjunct faculty at Osgoode Hall Law School and in the Osgoode Professional Development Program, teaching courses related to Indigenous peoples and Canadian law. She is a member of the Ontario, Northwest Territories and Nunavut bars, and has served on the executive of various bar association chapters.

Lorraine is the co-editor of the 5th edition of the widely-used Aboriginal Law Handbook. Lorraine is recognized as a leading expert in the field of Aboriginal Law by the Lexpert Directory, and as a leading expert in Aboriginal Law and Environmental Law by Best Lawyers in Canada.

Lorraine resides in Lakefield, Ontario and is active in various community and music initiatives in the Peterborough area.

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