Cody’s practice ranges from providing legal advice related to corporate and commercial matters, commercial real estate, and settlement agreements, including corporate structuring, asset, share, and land transactions and other matters tied to the economic development of First Nations. Cody advises on the structure and re-designing of First Nations’ corporate entities such as partnerships, corporations, societies and trusts. He negotiates on behalf of First Nations with private companies, Municipal, Provincial and Federal Governments, and drafts and advises on agreements from the negotiation stage to the final agreement. His real estate practice encompasses all aspects of land transactions: acquisitions, financing, development approvals, sales, leasing and additions to reserve. Cody also works very closely with First Nations on governance issues, including drafting and advising on First Nation constitutions, laws, policies, regulations and codes.
After graduating from UBC Law, Cody worked as business lawyer at top aboriginal law firm in Canada. Cody is a member of the Tzeachten First Nation and grew up within the Tzeachten community.