Aboriginal and First Nations

Ericksons LLP is dedicated to providing reliable and high quality legal advice on all matters concerning Aboriginal and First Nations Law. Our Aboriginal and First Nations Law Group advises on a wide spectrum of legal matters, including:

  • Establishing a variety of business arrangements such as joint ventures, partnerships and charitable corporations
  • Providing taxation advice for First Nations, individuals, trusts, corporations, and limited partnerships
  • Resource development advise in the forestry, mining and energy sectors
  • Arbitrations
  • First Nations Governance
  • Treaty Right Issues
  • Employment and Labour Law
  • Judicial Reviews of Government Decisions

Civil Litigation

Ericksons LLP has comprehensive courtroom experience. Our litigation services include: 

  • Personal Injury Claims
  • Medical Malpractice Claims
  • Labour and Employment Disputes
  • Corporate and Commercial Disputes
  • Aboriginal Legal Issues
  • Construction Disputes
  • Disputed Estates
  • Tax Dispute


Ericksons LLP handles all aspects of Construction Law, including:

  • Liens
  • Tendering
  • Design and Engineering Issues
  • Construction on First Nations Reserves
  • Contracts for design/build projects, development planning, project management and related matters

Corporate And Commercial

We have helped hundreds of businesses by providing comprehensive and advice in all areas of Corporate and Commercial Law, including:

  • Business Start-ups
  • Compliance and Disclosure
  • Corporate Governance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Joint Venture, Partnership, Shareholder and related agreements
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Organization and Reorganization
  • Shares and Assets Dispositions
  • Taxation
  • Financing
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Share and Asset Purchases and Sale Agreements
  • Structure and Governance of Joint Venture Capital Projects

Employment And Labour Relations

We represent employers, employee groups and individuals in areas such as:

  • Wrongful Dismissal
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Employment Equity
  • Employment Standards, including the Canada Labour Code and the Employment Standards Act
  • Human Resources Policies, Procedures and By-Laws
  • Labour Relations and Collective Bargaining
  • Occupational Health and Safety


Ericksons LLP recognizes the importance of a strong and healthy environment, and is pleased to provide the following services in the area of Environmental Law:

  • Advising clients on completing environmental assessments and, alternatively, challenges to the assessment process and findings;
  • Providing advice on best practices for industries involved in the resource sector;
  • Advising clients on their ability to confront and challenge environmental issues, and representing clients on such challenges when needed.

Estates And Estate Planning

We provide advice and service in the following areas:

  • Estate Planning
  • Probating and Settling of Estates
  • Trusts
  • Wills and Powers of Attorney

Insurance, Motor Vehicle Accidents And Personal Injury

Ericksons LLP has practical expertise in the areas of insurance claims, motor vehicle accidents and personal injury cases. Our experienced trial lawyers will work closely with you to seek the best results and provide peace of mind.

Our services in this area include:

  • Motor Vehicle Accident Claims
  • Wrongful Death Claims
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Claims
  • Claims by family members
  • Accident Benefit Claims
  • Slip and Fall Accident Claims
  • Product Liability Claims
  • Arbitration and Mediation

Visit the Visit Ericksons Injury Website for more information.

Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is an issue that is important to many patients who believe they or their loved ones have suffered due to the negligence or incompetence of a health care professional or medical institution. Unfortunately, medical malpractice does occur and when it does, victims should have recourse to legal action. Our firm has the experience and specific training to help you.

Visit the Visit Ericksons Injury Website for more information.

Real Estate

Our residential and commercial real estate services include:

  • Commercial Development
  • Joint Ventures
  • Municipal Law
  • Residential Development Projects
  • Real Estate Taxation Issues
  • Subdivision Development
  • Zoning Requirements and Issues


Individuals, corporate, commercial and non-profit organizations in Northwestern Ontario rely on Ericksons LLP for sound taxation advice. Our services include: 

  • Objections/Appeals
  • Aboriginal Taxation Matters
  • Business Restructuring Advice for Tax Efficiencies
  • Commodity Tax Advice and Compliance (GST/Ontario Sales Tax)
  • Cross-Border Taxation Issues
  • Real Property Tax Assessment Advice and Negotiation

Committed to Our Clients and
Our Community

Thunder Bay

291 Court Street South
Thunder Bay, Ontario
P7B 2Y1

T: (807) 345-1213
F: (807) 345-2526


40 Manitou Road
Manitouwadge, Ontario
P0T 2C0

T: (807) 826-3314
F: (807) 229-2300


2 Hemlo Drive
Marathon, Ontario
P0T 2E0

T: (807) 229-3111
F: (807) 229-2300


1024 Main Street
Geraldton, Ontario
P0T 1M0

T: (807) 854-1427
F: (807) 345-2526