Doug Rae has almost 40 years of experience and is the founder of Rae and Company
Doug’s areas of practice include corporate, commercial and litigation legal practice with a focus on natural resources law and aboriginal law. Appearances before administrative tribunals, provincial superior courts, Federal Court, appellate courts and Supreme Court of Canada. Oil and gas royalty litigation, joint venture and other contracts. He represents a number of oil and gas producing First Nations in Alberta, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories, handling land claims matters, resource rent sharing issues, First Nations owned oil and gas companies, resource benefits agreements, pipeline construction, and cross jurisdictional issues. Douglas has produced a number of studies for First Nations whereby control and management of mineral resources would be regained from the Government of Canada. He has also worked on First Nations casino and gaming projects. Douglas is a member of the NWT BAR and can practice NWT.