Ray Chartier practises commercial litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution, with a focus that includes matters relating to the energy industry, major infrastructure projects and the transportation sector. He advises a broad range of clients on Indigenous legal issues specifically, and on a range of environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks, regulation and compliance issues. Ray has assisted clients involved in regulatory proceedings before both federal and provincial regulators, and with environmental review panels assessing proposed major pipeline projects. He regularly advises clients regarding the duty to consult with Indigenous Peoples, and in relation to issues of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) in the context of project developments. Ray has considerable experience representing both private sector clients and governments involved in negotiations, disputes and judicial review proceedings involving major infrastructure projects and facilities. He has frequently represented clients involved in rail regulatory matters and disputes, and has appeared before all levels of the courts in Alberta, various provincial and territorial superior and appellate courts, the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal.