Brian Vail, QC
1982 - Alberta Bar
2017 - Distinguished - Peer Rated for High Professional Achievement
2017 - Best Lawyers International
2012 - Appointed Queen's Counsel
2011 - Repeatedly Recommended
2011 - Lexpert Leading Lawyer
Brian Vail is a partner of the firm in its Edmonton office. Brian has a litigation practice which focuses on insurance, criminal law, education law and personal injury defence. He was called to the Alberta Bar in 1982. Prior to joining Field Law, Brian articled with the Alberta Court of Appeal. He has a reputation as a thorough counsel. Brian is a past board member of the Canadian Defence Lawyers. He is a Past Chairperson of the Canadian Bar Association National Insurance Law Section. He is also a Past Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Insurance Law Subsection (Northern Alberta). He is on the Executive of the Canadian Bar Association Education Law Subsection (Northern Alberta). He is currently the Co-Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Criminal Law Subsection (Northern Alberta) and a member of the Defence Research Institute, Criminal Trial Lawyers Association. He has participated in several panels and published numerous papers in tort, insurance, criminal and education law. Brian was also a sessional lecturer at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law.