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Biography

Grant is a corporate and commercial litigator with experience in a broad range of industries and disputes. He fiercely advocates for all of his clients.

He has extensive experience in the Alberta Court of Queens Bench and the Alberta Court of Appeal. He has also appeared in the British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Ontario superior courts, the Federal Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Grant is a problem solver who applies common sense to complex business and legal  problems. He has the ability to pierce through to the essence of disputes and lead clients to practical, cost effective solutions.

Professional Activities

  • Law Society of Alberta, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association, Member
  • Calgary Bar Association, Member

Community Activities

  • Board of Glenmore Christian Academy, 2005-2013, Chair
  • Board of Multiple Sclerosis Society - Calgary Chapter, 2002-2004, Chair
  • Board of Multiple Sclerosis Society - Regina Chapter, 1986-1988, Chair
  • Calgary Telus Convention Centre and Celtic Soccer Club, Past Board Member
  • Regularly handles pro bono cases
  • Actively involved in First Alliance Church
  • Calgary Rocky Mountain Little League, Baseball coach

Personal Interests

Grant has been married to Rita for 30 years. They have three adult daughters. He is a fitness enthusiast, avid golfer and music lover.

Recognitions & Rankings

Recognitions & Rankings

  • Best Lawyers in Canadarecognized for Corporate and Commercial Litigation

Experience

Experience

Grant has experience in the following areas:

Trial and Court 

  • Has represented clients in applications, trials and appeals in the Alberta and Saskatchewan Courts of Queens Bench and Courts of Appeal, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada
  • Has extensive experience bringing and defending applications for emergency injunctive relief in numerous scenarios, including shareholder disputes, breach of restrictive covenants and non-competition agreements, franchisor/franchisee, intellectual property and other disputes
  • Has successfully applied for and defended applications for Mareva injunctions, Anton Piller orders and attachment orders
  • Has acted as independent supervising solicitor for Anton Piller orders

Reported Decisions

  • Counsel of record in over 100 reported decisions

Alternate Dispute Resolution 

  • Counsel in over 50 mediations and Judicial Dispute Resolution conferences
  • Mediator in civil disputes
  • Counsel and arbitrator in civil disputes

News & Publications

News & Publications

  • Building a Relationship with the Court, Legal Education Society of Alberta Civil Advocacy Series: Argument, April 2018, Author
  • Barbarians at the Gate, Oilsands Review, September 1, 2011
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Bar Admissions

  • Queens Counsel (2013)
  • Alberta (1988)
  • Saskatchewan (1983)

Education

University of Saskatchewan, (Bachelor of Laws, 1982)

University of Regina (Bachelor of Arts, 1981)

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