Senwung Luk


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Senwung Luk is a Partner at OKT. He has appeared in different levels of court and tribunals, including the Supreme Court of Canada and various courts of appeal, representing Indigenous clients fighting for their rights. He has focussed on the protection of sacred spaces and cultural sites, on asserting treaty rights, on equality for on-reserve service delivery, and on the duty to consult and accommodate Indigenous communities. He has also worked extensively on the Crown's fiduciary obligations to Indigenous peoples and has published in peer-reviewed academic journals on that topic.

Senwung received his J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School, where he won awards for highest standing in Aboriginal law, civil liberties, and constitutional law courses. He served as law clerk to Mr. Justice John Evans of the Federal Court of Appeal of Canada. Senwung also received a Bachelor of Civil Law from the University of Oxford, where he wrote a master’s dissertation on the constitutional protection of Aboriginal self-government rights. Senwung did his undergraduate studies at Yale University, where he received a B.A. in Ethics, Politics, and Economics.

While in law school, Senwung took part in the Intensive Program on Aboriginal Lands, Resources, and Governments, where he worked on a team negotiating a self-government agreement as part of a modern treaty. He was also a senior editor at the Osgoode Hall Law Journal.

Senwung is a member of the Bars of Ontario and the Northwest Territories,  and is listed as  Repeatedly Recommended in the Lexpert Directory on Indigenous Law.


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