Gerry Chipeur’s practice focuses on the development of public policy and the removal of administrative red tape. Private sector and public sector clients rely upon Gerry to navigate the rules established to regulate the way businesses and governments achieve their objectives. As a trial and appellate lawyer, he has appeared before administrative tribunals and every level of court jurisdiction in Canada, including over two dozen matters before the Supreme Court of Canada. His expertise covers a diverse range of legal issues, including charity, constitutional, defamation, education, electoral, environmental, First Nations, health, human rights, municipal, natural resources, privacy and public safety concerns. Gerry serves as the Chair of the Advisory Committee of the University of Calgary School of Public Policy, the Board of the Calgary Homeless Foundation and the Board of a nursing home, Sherwood Care. Gerry’s scholarship includes over 100 articles on topics such as the Constitution, hospitals and health care, the environment, First Nations, education, administrative law, human rights, elections, charitable organizations and public safety. He is frequently called as an expert witness by Senate and House of Commons committees studying legislative proposals.
Year Called to the Bar:
Litigation - Regulatory & Public Law