Connor Malone
Connor Malone
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Connor Malone is an Edmonton based lawyer practicing in the areas of commercial litigation, occupational health and safety (OHS), wills and estates and business immigration. 

Connor works with corporations and individuals to find pragmatic solutions to their legal issues. Connor uses a systems based approach to understand his clients’ overarching objectives before executing strategies that maximize efficiency and lead to tangible results.

As a member of Field Law’s Joint Worksite Health and Safety Committee, Connor is acutely aware of the significant role compliance with OHS policies and procedures play in the effort to improve health and safety practices in the workplace. As such, Connor is well-equipped to provide his clients with guidance and advice with respect to drafting and implementing the necessary frameworks to bring their organizations into compliance with the existing OHS legislation.

Connor has experience helping clients with a broad range of issues, including the following:

  • Commercial and shareholder disputes
  • Commercial fraud
  • Construction disputes
  • Tenancy-related issues and evictions
  • OHS planning and prevention
  • OHS defense work
  • Contested estate litigation

Connor has spent a number of years living and studying abroad in Asia and Latin America which has taught him to be flexible and adaptable by applying familiar concepts to unfamiliar situations, all while demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively in multiple languages.
 

Outside the Office

In addition to his love of travelling and experiencing new cultures, Connor also spends time chasing after his three dogs: Watson, Crick and Harley and looking for new recipes to try for his monthly supper club.

Global Gathering Place
Case Coordinator
2015 - 2018
Rotary District 5370
Youth Exchange Board Member
2010 - 2017
April 2020
Case Summary: MDS Inc. v. Factory Mutual Insurance Company
Defence + Indemnity
An Ontario court held that under an all-risk policy the “physical damage” requirement for coverage may be met by a loss of use, which may have some application for COVID-19 business interruption claims. MDS Inc. v. Factory Mutual Insurance...
October 2019
Case Summary: Nasr Hospitality Services Inc. v Intact Insurance
Defence + Indemnity
The Ontario Court of Appeal held that commencing a lawsuit to enforce an insurance claim becomes “appropriate” as soon as it is legally possible under the policy to do so and not a later date when the insurer denies the claim. Nasr Hospita...
May 2019
Use of Restrictive Covenants in Residential Developments
Newsletter
Restrictive covenants operate outside of – and in addition to – municipal zoning bylaws. The obligations associated with restrictive covenants “run with the land” and are binding on any future buyer of the property.Historically,...
December 2018
Case Summary: Layes v Stevens
Defence + Indemnity
A $200,000 loss of future income earning capacity award to a 25 year old student able to continue working full time was upheld where she had no settled employment pattern relying on comparator cases, without a mathematical calculation.
December 2018
Case Summary: Dion v Security National Insurance Company
Defence + Indemnity
A claim for diminished value of a vehicle repaired after an accident is not covered under Section C of the Alberta Standard Auto Policy, SPF No. 1.
November 2018
Case Summary: Heuring v Smith
Defence + Indemnity
The Court assessed liability between a Plaintiff (cyclist) who failed to stop at a stop sign and the driver of a vehicle who did not clearly see the cyclist as a result of a “blind spot” created by a pillar in his vehicle and declined to aw...
Education
University of Saskatchewan, 2018, Juris Doctor
University of Alberta, Augustana Campus, 2015, Bachelor of Arts (Global and Development Studies) With Distinction
Admissions
Alberta,2019