Charles Vincent is an associate with Pape Salter Teillet LLP and specializes in Indigenous rights law, with a focus on supporting clients as they grow economic opportunities for their communities and their people.
Charles advises clients on a wide range of issues, including the development of entrepreneurial and partnership opportunities for Indigenous peoples, strengthening institutions of self- governance and negotiating agreements with corporations that propose developments on Indigenous traditional lands. Charles has a well-rounded knowledge of the context in which Indigenous communities attempt to balance economic development against competing priorities and constraints.
Prior to joining Pape Salter Teillet LLP, Charles practiced with a firm specializing in Aboriginal rights law based out of Ottawa, where he built a practice focused on section 35 rights litigation, the duty to consult, and the implementation of modern treaties. Charles’ interest in strategic development, new venture management, leadership and governance led him to step aside from the practice of law in 2016 to obtain a Masters of Business Administration from the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University.
Charles received his J.D. from Queen’s University and is called to the bar in Ontario.