Kenneth Tyler is in our Environmental, Municipal, Expropriation and Regulatory Group. Based in Vancouver, Ken is a litigator who focuses his practice on Aboriginal and Constitutional Law. He has experience with trials and appeals at all levels of court relating to Aboriginal and Treaty rights, the Division of Powers between the federal and provincial legislatures, and the
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Ken also advises clients on issues related to contracting with First Nations, and the scope of Aboriginal and Treaty Rights.
Before joining Ladner Downs, Ken was a Crown Attorney in the Constitutional Law Branch of the Manitoba Department of Justice, Head of the Constitutional Law Unit for the Department of Justice in the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Co-ordinator of Constitutional Relations and a Crown Attorney in the Constitutional Branch of the Saskatchewan Department of Justice, and was President of Tyler, Wright & Daniel Ltd., a small research consulting firm that specialized in historical research on Native land claims and that gave him extensive knowledge regarding the history of western Canada.