Gerald (Gerry) Chipeur’s practice has, for over 37 years, focused primarily on public policy and the removal of administrative red tape. Private sector and public sector clients have relied on him to navigate the rules that regulate business and government.

As a trial and appellate lawyer, Gerry has pleaded over 120 reported cases before administrative tribunals and every level of court in Canada, including two dozen matters before the Supreme Court of Canada. The legal issues Gerry has dealt with are diverse and include: charities, conflict of interest, the Constitution, crypto crime, education, elections, the environment, ethics, First Nations, governance, health, human rights, lobbying, municipalities, natural resources, professional duties and responsibility, privacy and public safety.

Gerry is a member of the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice and the International Commission of Jurists. He also serves on the Alberta Review Board and teaches the Negotiation of Indigenous Rights at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law. As well, he is a Centre Associate with the University of British Columbia Centre for Constitutional Law and Legal Studies.

His scholarship includes more than 100 articles on topics such as administrative law, charitable organizations, the Constitution, education, the environment, ethics and government integrity, Indigenous law, governance, hospitals and healthcare, human rights, lobbying and public safety.

Gerry is also active as Honorary Consul of Korea with jurisdiction for Alberta.