Tyson Acoose, B.A., J.D. (he/him)

Associate
+1 306 381 7870 (mobile)
tyson.acoose@procido.com
www.procido.com 

Tyson maintains a general corporate/commercial practice, with a focus on Indigenous business law, governance and project development. He is a licensed lawyer in both Alberta and Saskatchewan and works out of our Calgary and Saskatoon offices.

Tyson is of Saulteaux and Cree descent and is a proud member of Zagime Anishinabek First Nation (Sakimay). Tyson brings a unique perspective and strong work ethic that reflects the high standards of the Alberta and Saskatchewan bar.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Indigenous
  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Not-for-profits
  • Municipal
  • Energy

REPRESENTATIVE WORK

  • Counsel to Federated Co-operatives Limited in its $264 million acquisition of 181 Husky retail fuel sites from Cenovus Energy Inc.
  • Counsel to a tribal council comprising nine First Nations on the development and construction of an on-reserve solar project
  • Counsel to a First Nation election appeal committee
  • Counsel to a First Nation on jurisdiction over cannabis

LEADERSHIP

  • Member, Indigenous Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Law Society of Saskatchewan
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Presenter, SevenGen Youth Conference (2022)
  • Program Leader, Indigenous Youth Outreach Program (2020 – 2021)
  • Volunteer, CELL Pacific Centre for Environmental Law and Litigation (2019)
  • Volunteer, Indigenous Youth Outreach Program (2018)

BAR ADMISSIONS & EDUCATION

  • Alberta Bar (2022)
  • Saskatchewan Bar (2022)
  • JD, University of Saskatchewan (2021)
  • BA, University of Saskatchewan (2015)