Evie Thorne
Evie Thorne
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Evie Thorne is an Edmonton-based lawyer, practicing in the areas of labour and employment, professional regulatory and human rights. 

Evie hails from England, graduating from the University of Warwick with a degree in law and sociology. Following her graduation, she moved to rural Japan where she worked for the Japanese Government teaching English, before finally settling in Alberta, Canada. Evie also worked in the financial services industry in London, England. Working in this fast-paced environment Evie developed the skills essential to providing timely and effective solutions to her clients’ needs. 

Outside the Office

Evie is a keen traveler, having spent the majority of her adult life outside the country where she was born. She enjoys learning languages and immersing herself in new cultures. 

Pathways to Law ProBono Scheme
Mentor
2008 - 2011
Winter 2019
2018 A Year in Review Seminar Series
Seminars
The Field Law Labour and Employment Group presents the annual Year in Review seminars in Calgary and Edmonton. Join us for legal updates and practical challenges for management and employee groups in the areas of:  Part 1: Human Rights ...
November 2018
Court Upholds Decision to Allow Post-Incident Drug and Alcohol Testing After Near Miss
Canadian Employment Law Today
October 2018
Court Upholds Decision to Allow Post-Incident Drug and Alcohol Testing After Near-Miss
Workwise Newsletter
November 22, 2018
Tips + Resources for Charities and Non-Profits as Estate Beneficiaries
Seminars
Wills, Estates + Trusts Seminar
Join Field Law’s Wills, Estates + Trusts Group and your colleagues from the non-profit sector for a complimentary lunchtime seminar. This seminar is designed to assist charities and non-profit organizations and their staff with an understanding o...
February 2018
Case Summary: Hartley v Security National Insurance Company
Defence + Indemnity
An Ontario plaintiff was held to be able to look to his OPCF 44R insurer to pay his damages in excess of a liability cap in the U.S. state where the accident occurred up to the OPCF 44R limits but not for the plaintiff’s U.S. legal fees.
February 2018
Case Summary: Alberta v Suncor Energy Inc.
Defence + Indemnity
Documents generated for an internal investigation of an accident can be protected by litigation privilege if they were created for the dominant purpose of litigation but that does not mean that every document on the investigation file is privileged &nd...
December 2017
Case Summary: Co-operators General Insurance Company v. Kane
Defence + Indemnity
Where the policy excludes coverage for intentional acts, allegations of negligence relating to the same claim will not be excluded from coverage if “it is possible that they were not committed with the same intention or state of mind, being to in...
December 2017
Case Summary: Reeb v. The Guarantee Company of North America
Defence + Indemnity
An insurer-appointed defence counsel will be in conflict of interest if the interests of the insurer and the insured are not in alignment, and in such cases the Court may appoint independent counsel (an amicus curiae or Cumis counsel) to defe...
December 2017
Case Summary: Baker v Poucette
Defence + Indemnity
Where a plaintiff is held to suffer a negative loss (i.e. has had a “gain”) under one head of damage, that gain is not to be offset or deducted from another head of damage where the plaintiff has suffered a loss.
October 2017
The Brick Warehouse LP v Chubb Insurance Company of Canada
Defence + Indemnity Newsletter
October 2017
Birss v Tien Lung Taekwon-Do Club
Defence + Indemnity Newsletter
June 2017
Case Update for Styles v. Alberta Investment Management Corporation
Workwise Newsletter
Education
University of Warwick, 2012, Bachelor of Arts, Law and Sociology, With Honours
Admissions
2018,Alberta