Jack Williams: Lawyer with Field Law

Jack Williams

Partner
Yellowknife,  NW  Canada
Phone867 669 8471

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Metis and First Nations
  • Labour and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Business
  • Corporate and Business Disputes
  • Corporate Finance and Securities
 
University University of Calgary, Bachelor of Commerce, 1984
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Victoria, Bachelor of Laws, 1989
 
Admitted1990, Northwest Territories; 1992, Alberta; 1999, Nunavut
 
Biography

Jack has a general practice which focuses on commercial law, corporate law, labour and employment law, mines and minerals, and general civil litigation with a large aboriginal law component. He has a number of years' experience working with independent business clients and commercial lenders in areas relating to commercial fundings, joint ventures, incorporations and corporate reorganizations. He has in particular assisted in projects with oil and gas, mines and minerals and general commercial aviation.

Additionally, Jack has been involved in the provision of strategic business advice to a number of aboriginal development corporations, aboriginal land claimant groups and other closely held small business entities in both the Northwest Territories and the Nunavat jurisdictions. His general litigation experience includes defence work on behalf of various levels of government and other corporate entities which comprise of various insurers, professional organizations and corporations.

Volunteer / Pro Bono

Our lawyers have a strong commitment to their communities volunteering in a broad range of sectors often in leadership capacities. As a Firm, we recognize, applaud and support their efforts. Below are some of the community, volunteer or pro bono commitments Jack has made.

Law Society of Northwest Territories, Finance Committee Member, 2012-Present

NWT Territorial Court, Judicial Advisory Committee (Law Society Appointed), 2009-2011

NWT Chamber of Commerce, Director, 2008-2010

Northern Aboriginal Business Association, Founding Director, 2007-2010

Advisory Committee on NWT Judicial Appointments - Justice Canada, Chair, 2001-2004

Inuvialuit Arbitration Board, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Ministerial Appointed Member, 1999-Present

Advisory Committee on NWT Judicial Appointments - Justice Canada, Ministerial Appointed Member, 1999-2004

NWT Community Mobilization and Job Development Strategy, Co-Chair, 1995-1996

Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce, Member, 1991-Present

Denendeh Conservation Board, Government of the NWT, Chair, 1991-1992

Yellowknife Metis Development Corporation, Founding Chair & Member, 1982-1994

Professional Associations

Law Society of Northwest Territories, Member, 1990-Present

Law Society of Nunavut, Member, 1999-Present

Law Society of Alberta, Member (Inactive), 1992-Present

American Bar Association, Associate Member, 2001-2003

Canadian Bar Association, Law Practice Management and Technology Section, Executive Member, 1997-2003

Canadian Bar Association Northwest Territories, Aboriginal Law Section, Chairperson, 1995-1998

Canadian Bar Association Northwest Territories, Aboriginal Law Section, Member, 1995-Present

Canadian Bar Association Northwest Territories, Branch Executive/Council, President, 1998-1999

Canadian Bar Association Northwest Territories, Branch Executive/Council, Member, 1996-2000

Canadian Bar Association Northwest Territories, Environmental Law Section, Member, 1995-2003

Canadian Bar Association Northwest Territories, Law Practice Management Section, Chair, 1997-2003

Canadian Bar Insurance Association (CBIA), Board of Directors, NWT Director, 2011-Present

 
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Office Information

Jack Williams

601 - 4920 52 Street
YellowknifeNW X1A 3T1




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