Stefan Pahulje
Stefan Pahulje
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Stefan Pahulje joined Field as an articling student in June 2018, having recently obtained his law degree from the University of Alberta. He was called to the Alberta Bar in July 2019.

During law school, Stefan worked as a summer student for an Edmonton law firm and was involved as a caseworker for both the Family and Civil Law Projects at Student Legal Services of Edmonton. In law school, Stefan was a member of the winning team at the Clinton J. Ford Moot Court Competition and each year he was involved with the annual Law Show, including one year in which he was both the music arranger and the band director. 

Outside the Office

Stefan has a fondness for traveling, having completed a multi-day trek through the Alps. He enjoys running in Edmonton's river valley and hiking in the Rocky Mountains. Stefan is also an accomplished pianist, having played for over 20 years.

Student Legal Services of Edmonton
Caseworker
2015 - 2017
Edmonton Community Legal Centre
Family Advice Clinic Volunteer
2016 - 2017
Civil Claims Duty Counsel
Intake Volunteer
2016 - 2017
August 2019
Case Summary: SWAT Consulting Ltd v Canadian Western Bank
Defence + Indemnity
An insurer is not required to pay a third party contractor after having previously paid their insured. The third party contractor’s claim against an insurer for environmental clean-up costs owed to the contractor by the bankrupt insured was dismi...
May 2019
Is Time Really of the Essence?
Newsletter
The Use of "Time is of the Essence" Clauses in Commercial Real Estate Repurchase Options The ONCA provided some guidance and analysis on both “time is of the essence” clauses as well as the availability of specific performance ...
February 2019
Roll It Up! Rules + Regulations for Building Your Cannabis Store
Keeping Up With Cannabis
Opening a cannabis store in Alberta requires a large number of steps, including obtaining approval from the Alberta Liquor Gaming and Cannabis Commission (AGLC). The Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Act, RSA 2000, c G-1 (Act) has provided the AGLC with the ...
December 2018
Case Summary: Williams v Richard
Defence + Indemnity
Social hosts were denied summary dismissal after a drunken guest got into an accident, injuring the plaintiff, after the guest had first made it home safely.
November 2018
Case Summary: Green v Khattab
Defence + Indemnity
Summary judgment ordering specific performance of a settlement reached during a binding Judicial Dispute Resolution was upheld, notwithstanding that a consent order or consent judgment had not been signed between the parties.Green v Khattab, 2018 ABQB ...
November 2018
Case Summary: Zando v Ali
Defence + Indemnity
A damage assessment of $175,000 plus $25,000 for punitives for a single instance of sexual assault upon a colleague, involving intercourse, was upheld on appeal. The Court outlined the factors to be taken into account in quantifying sexual assault dama...
November 2018
Case Summary: Condominium Corporation No 9312374 v Aviva Insurance Company of Canada
Defence + Indemnity
The Supreme Court’s decision in the Ledcor case (which held that “resultant damage” arising from faulty workmanship is not excluded by the faulty workmanship exclusion in a builders’ risk policy) was held not to allow for covera...
Education
University of Alberta, 2018, Juris Doctor
University of Lethbridge, 2015, Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Philosophy) With Great Distinction
Admissions
Alberta,2019