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Practice Areas

Roy carries on a diverse practice with particular experience in aboriginal law, commercial litigation and international trade. Clients appreciate Roy's ability to provide prompt, straightforward and business-savvy advice in areas of the law that are complex and continually evolving.

In aboriginal law, Roy advises private-sector clients across Canada on the development of energy, mining and other major projects. He negotiates commercial agreements, impact benefit agreements, consultation protocols and other arrangements with First Nations. He also assists clients in navigating the regulatory processes necessary to secure project approval and defends proponents from litigation challenges brought by aboriginal groups and individuals.

Roy has succeeded in all levels of courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as arbitration and administrative tribunals. In addition to regulatory matters, he represents clients in construction litigation, contract disputes, injunctions and disputes involving claims of fraud, negligence, defamation, breach of trust and misrepresentation.

Professional Memberships

Roy is a director of the Vancouver Symphony Society, president of the board of directors of Little Mountain Neighbourhood House Society, member of the Access Pro Bono litigation committee and chair of the Blakes Vancouver Associates Committee.


Roy is a guest instructor for the University of British Columbia Law Trial Advocacy course.