Jeremy Taylor
Jeremy Taylor
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Jeremy Taylor is an Edmonton-based litigation lawyer with a practice focusing on corporate commercial disputes and labour and employment law. His clients include public and private corporations and other business entities, individual corporate officers, directors, and shareholders, provincial and local government and community entities, police services and professional organizations.

 Jeremy’s areas of focus include the following:

  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation – shareholder disputes and other business ownership/control cases, procurement  (tender and RFP) litigation and risk management, breach of contract and commercial transaction claims, real estate/land disputes, insurance issues and protection of proprietary rights
  • Labour and Employment Law – wrongful dismissal actions, collective agreement grievance arbitration, labour relations board complaints, employee benefits litigation and employment issues in business transactions
  • Aboriginal Law and Litigation – governance issues, asset disputes and constitutional rights cases
  • Other Civil Litigation – police liability defence and defamation cases

Jeremy has argued cases before all levels of court in Alberta, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Canada, the Provincial Court of British Columbia, commercial and labour arbitration boards and various administrative tribunals. 

Value to Clients

“In litigation, strategic and high-quality advocacy is crucial to achieving a client’s goals. My style of practice focuses on identifying the key issues in dispute, determining the most efficient path to the client’s desired result, and delivering superior work product to achieve that result”. 

Outside the Office

Jeremy and his family (including young twins) love skiing, travelling to warmer locations and spending time outdoors.

Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Constitutional and Civil Liberties Law Section (North)
Chair
2009 - 2014
Edmonton Centre for Equal Justice
Volunteer Clinician
2004 - 2005
Canadian Bar Association
Law Day Volunteer
2004 - 2004
University of Alberta Faculty of Law
Sessional Instructor, Labour Law
2009 - 2013
Paraniuk v. Edmonton (Police Service), 2017 ABCA 338
May v. 1986855 Alberta Ltd, 2017 ABQB 617
McCarthy v. Schindeler, 2017 ABQB 511
Paraniuk v. Edmonton (Police Service), 2017 ABLERB 017
KS v. Yakabuski, 2017 ABQB 252
Cole v. Edmonton (Police Service), 2016 CanLII 101000 (AB LERB)
Oatway v. Edmonton (Police Service), 2016 ABLERB 017, Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board
Kikino Metis Settlement v. Husky Oil Operations Limited, 2016 ABCA 228, Alberta Court of Appeal
Tyson v. Holloway, 2016 ABQB 284, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Elkow v. Sana, 2016 ABQB 235, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Buffalo Trail Public Schools Regional Division No 28 v. Alberta Teachers' Association, 2016 CanLII 85245 (AB GAA)
Lucic v. Edmonton (Police Service), 2016 ABLERB 10, Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board
Elkow v. Sana, 2016 ABQB 59, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Sobieh v. Edmonton (Police Service), 2016 ABLERB 4, Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board
Elkow v. Sana, 2015 ABQB 803, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Szpuniarski v. Edmonton (Police Service), 2015 ABLERB 27, Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board
Oatway and Cutknife v. Edmonton (Police Service), 2015 ABLERB 024, Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board
Alberta Residential Corporation v Certain Lloyd’s Underwriters, 2015 ABCA 195, Alberta Court of Appeal
Monaghan v Edmonton (Police Service), 2015 ABLERB 7, Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board
Buffalo Trail Public Schools Regional Division No. 29 v Alberta Teachers Association, 2014 ABCA 407, Alberta Court of Appeal
James v Edmonton (Police Service), 2014 ABLERB 57, Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board
DL v. Edmonton (Police Service), 2014 ABLERB 50, Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board
Arabi v Alberta, 2014 ABQB 295, Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench
Boychuk v Edmonton (Police Service), 2014 ABCA 163, Alberta Court of Appeal
Boychuk v Raymont, 2014 CanLII 4511, Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board
McCallum v Edmonton (Police Service), 2014 ABLERB 17, Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board
Samchuk v Anfred & Co. Inc., 2014 ABQB 17, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Alberta Teachers’ Association v. Buffalo Trail Public Schools Regional Division, 2013 ABQB 268, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
CH v Brodeur, 2013 CanLII 69156, Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board
McCallum v Vallee, 2013 CanLII 60927, Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board
Meleshko v. Alberta, 2013 ABQB 468, Court of Queen's Bench
Persaud v Hunter, 2013 CanLII 48823, Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board
Edmonton (Police Service) v. Alberta (Law Enforcement Review Board), 2012 ABCA 357, Alberta Court of Appeal
Kindylides v. Korol, 2012 ABCA 195, Alberta Court of Appeal
Kindylides v. Korol, 2012 ABCA 126, Alberta Court of Appeal
Klychak v. Samchuk, 2012 ABQB 85, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Klychak v. Samchuk, 2012 ABQB 314, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Klychak v. Samchuk, 2012 ABQB 584, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Meleshko v. Alberta, 2012 ABQB 787, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Alberta (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development) v. Cunningham, 2011 SCC 37, Supreme Court of Canada
Alberta Teachers Association v Buffalo Trail Public Schools Regional Division No 29, 2013 ABQB 268, Alberta Grievance Arbitration
Kindylides v. Edmonton (City), 2011 ABQB 756, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Calgary Board of Education and ATA (Re) (2010), 103 C.L.A.S. 98, 2010 CanLII 96482, Alberta Grievance Arbitration
Zukowski v. O’Bee, 2010 ABQB 421, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Cunningham v. Alberta (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), 2009 ABCA 53, Alberta Court of Appeal
Laprairie Group Contractors (Alberta) Ltd. v. Ledcor Alberta Limited, 2009 ABQB 130, Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench
Cunningham v. Alberta (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), 2008 ABCA 83, Alberta Court of Appeal
Dhaliwal v. EPSB, 2008 ABQB 429, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Opal v. Boyd, 2008 ABCA 25, Alberta Court of Appeal
Sawridge Band v. Canada, 2008 FC 322, Federal Court (Trial Division)
Opal v. Boyd, 2007 ABQB 373, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Sawridge Band v. Canada, 2007 FC 657, Federal Court (Trial Division)
Besler v. Dillabough, 2006 ABCA 232, Alberta Court of Appeal
Henson v. Champion Feed Services Ltd., 2005 ABQB 215, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Condominium Corp. No. 7921945 v. Cochrane, 2004 ABPC 4, Provincial Court of Alberta
Schoff v. Royal Insurance, 2004 ABCA 180, Alberta Court of Appeal
Henson v. Champion Feed Services Ltd., 2003 ABPC 204, Provincial Court of Alberta
May 2016
Alberta LTD ruling offers lessons about exclusions for pre-existing conditions
May 2016
Bad Faith and Disability Insurance: Update, Traps and Tips
October 2015
Is your Workplace Toxic?
October 2015
Traps and Tools: School Administration and the Legalities of Bullying
February 2015
Essential Services and Essential Rights: Saskatchewan Federation of Labour and the New Constitutional Right to Strike
January 2015
Take Five - Alberta Edition, Counsel Comments
2009 - 2013
Labour Law (LAW 555)
September 2012
Privacy Law and Journalistic Practices
May 2012
No Kapps on s. 15(2)? The SCC decision in Alberta v. Cunningham, and the future of s. 15 Charter equality claims by disadvantaged groups
September 2009
Surveillance, Privacy, Spoliation and Privilege
June 2008
"Use or Operation of an Automobile" After Vytlingam and Herbison
March 2008
"Use or Operation of an Automobile" After Vytlingam and Herbison
2007
The Right to Litigate
Spring 2006
Re-thinking Whitbread v. Walley:  Liberal Justice and the Judicial Review of Damages Caps under Section 7 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
2006
Difference Principle Baselines: Egalitarian Theory, Constitutional Interpretation, and the Judicial Review of Damages Caps in Canada and the United States
Education
Dalhousie University, 2006, Master of Laws
University of British Columbia, 2001, Juris Doctor
Simon Fraser University, 1998, Bachelor of Arts
Admissions
Alberta,2002