Sandeep Dhir
Sandeep Dhir
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Sandeep Dhir, QC is the Chair of the Collections, Bankruptcy + Insolvency Group in Edmonton. His practice is primarily in Commercial Litigation and Metis and First Nations law, with an emphasis in the areas of Collections, Security Enforcement, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Litigation, Commercial Lease disputes, Condominium Property Act matters and foreclosures.

He serves as Legal Counsel, partnering with several lending institutions and banks, trustees and receivers, various condominium corporations, commercial property owners and landlords, several large provincial and federally regulated corporations and a Metis Settlement.

He has represented clients before all levels of Court in Alberta, including the Court of Appeal, and various administrative boards and tribunals.

In 2010, Sandeep appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada on behalf of a Metis Settlement in a significant constitutional matter.

Sandeep assists clients addressing complex, commercial disputes. He has acted for clients involved in shareholder disputes. He has particular experience in securing assets and evidence by obtaining pre-judgment Court orders, including the appointment of an Inspector under the Business Corporations Act, Norwich Orders and Anton Pillar Orders.

Sandeep is the co-author of the Carswell textbook Collections Law in Alberta: A Practical Guide which was published in March 2012. He regularly teaches the Alberta Bar Admission/CPLED Course and has guest lectured at the University of Alberta.

These commitments have contributed to Sandeep being recognized by his peers in the legal profession as a Benchmark "Litigation Star" since 2013.

Outside the Office

Sandeep has been a regular participant on the Edmonton AM political panel heard on CBC Radio, providing commentary on provincial and national political affairs. He speaks the Indic languages of Punjabi and Hindi fluently, and is functional in Gujarati.

Queen's Counsel
2016
"Litigation Star"
Benchmark Canada
2013 - 2017
Edmonton Food Bank
Director
2015 - Present
Alberta Liberal Party
Provincial Election Candidate
2008 - 2008
Alberta Liberal Leader's Edmonton Fundraising Dinner
Chairperson
2006 - 2006
Equality, Equity and Diversity Committee of The Law Society of Alberta
Member
2004 - 2006
Edmonton Inner-City Housing Society
President
2003 - 2006
Theatre Network Society
Director
2001 - 2006
Edmonton Calder Liberal Association
President
2001 - 2004
Edmonton Inner-City Housing Society
Vice-President
2002 - 2003
Edmonton Inner-City Housing Society
Director
2000 - 2002
Law Students' Association, University of Saskatchewan
President
1998 - 1999
1536466 Alberta Ltd v Prestigious Properties Inc, 2017 ABQB 176
Graham Group Ltd v Labas Estate, 2017 ABQB 241
Graham Group Ltd v Labas Estate, 2017 ABQB 368
Graham Group Ltd v. Leitch Construction Inc, 2017 ABCA 321
Haymour v. The Owners Condominium Plan No 802 2845, 2016 ABCA 367, Alberta Court of Appeal
Prestigious Properties Inc v. Cold Lake Estates Inc, 2016 ABQB 632, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Rein v. Alberta (Human Rights Commission), 2016 ABQB 386, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Haymour v. Condominium Plan No 802 2845, 2016 ABQB 393, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Sticks and Stones Communications Inc v. Hole's Greenhouses & Gardens Ltd, 2015 ABQB 774, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Paradigm Quest Inc v. Moser, 2015 ABQB 557, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Lustre Studio Inc v. West Edmonton Mall Property Inc, 2014 ABQB 575, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Murphy v. Cahill, 2014 ABQB 274, Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench
Murphy v. Cahill, 2014 ABQB 62, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Gauchier v Cunningham, 2013 ABQB 713, Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench
Gauchier v Cunningham, 2013 ABQB 493, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Murphy v. Cahill, 2013 ABQB 335, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Chapman v. L’Hirondelle, 2012 ABCA 25, Alberta Court of Appeal
Gauchier v. Cunningham, 2012 ABQB 513, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Gauchier v. Cunningham, 2012 ABQB 514, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Murphy v. Cahill, 2012 ABQB 793, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Murphy v. Cahill, 2012 ABQB 754, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Murphy v. Cahill, 2012 ABQB 530, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Murphy v. Cahill, 2012 ABQB 531, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Murphy v. Cahill, 2012 ABQB 220, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Murphy v. Cahill, 2012 ABQB 446, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Suitel Canada Executive Suites Corporation, 2012 ABQB 699, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Alberta (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development) v. Cunningham, 2011 SCC 37, Supreme Court of Canada
Condominium Corporation No. 0825873 v. 1246153 Alberta Ltd., 2011 ABQB 178, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Dancole Investments Ltd. v. House of Tools Company, 2011 ABCA 145, Alberta Court of Appeal
Peavine Metis Settlement v. Alberta (Energy), 2011 ABQB 472, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Suitel Canada Executive Suites, 2011 ABQB 519, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Condominium Corporation No. 0825873 v. 1246153 Alberta Ltd., 2010 ABQB 718, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Condominium Plan No. 822 2909 v. 837023 Alberta Ltd., 2010 ABQB 111, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Dancole Investments Ltd. v. Bill McCulloch & Associates Inc., 2010 ABQB 223, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
E. Gruben’s Transport Ltd. v. Alberta Surplus Sales Ltd., 2010 ABQB 244, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Suitel Canada Executive Suites Corporation, 2010 ABQB 355, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Angus v. Chipewyan Prairie First Nation, 2009 FC 562, Federal Court
Bank of Montreal v. Valerio, 2009 ABQB 578, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Cunningham v. Alberta (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), 2009 ABCA 239, Alberta Court of Appeal
Laasch v. Turenne, 2009 ABQB 267, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Angus v. Chipewyan Prairie First Nation, 2008 FC 932, Federal Court
Owner: Condominium Plan No. 822 2909 v. Li, 2007 ABQB 693, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
623729 Alta. Ltd. v. Alldritt Developments Ltd., 2006 ABQB 358, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Chapman v. Anderson, 2006 ABQB 714, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Page (Re), 2006 ABQB 430, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Peavine Metis Settlement v. Alberta (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), 2007 ABQB 517, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Brandt Tractor Ltd. v. Seehta Forest Products Ltd., 2004 ABCA 74, Alberta Court of Appeal
Elizabeth Metis Settlement v. Metis Settlements Appeal Tribunal, 2004 ABCA 418, Alberta Court of Appeal
Campbell v. MacKenzie, 2003 ABPC 203, Alberta Provincial Court
Durocher v. Fishing Lake Metis Settlement, 2003 ABQB 944, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Seehta Forest Products Ltd. v. Brandt Tractor Ltd., 2003 ABQB 481, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Harp v. McCullough, 2002 ABQB 381, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Harp v. McCullough, 2002 ABQB 397, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Anderson v. Laderoute et al, [2001] A.J. No. 1718, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Gibbs v. City of Edmonton, 2001 ABQB 413, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Gordon v. Bourque, 2001 ABQB 892, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Gordon v. Bourque et al, 2001 ABQB 1001, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
October 2016
Being a mentor - it's good for you too
November 2012
Introduction to Collections Law
March 2012
Collections Law in Alberta: A Practical Guide (Textbook)
June 2009
The Owner Versus the Owners?  Remedies of the Condominium Corporation Under the Condominium Property Act
March 2006
Personal Guarantees in Alberta: A Signature Is Not Enough
August 2000
Did You Know?  Termination Pay
Education
University of Saskatchewan, 1999, Bachelor of Laws
University of Alberta, 1995-1996, Post-Graduate Studies
Augustana University College, 1994, Bachelor of Arts (History and Political Science)
Admissions
Alberta,2000
Languages
Punjabi
Hindi
Gujarati