Tessa Gregson
Tessa Gregson
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Tessa Gregson is an Edmonton-based lawyer whose practice areas include: professional regulatory, labour and employment, and health industry services. Tessa has experience working with a variety of public institutions, corporations and private individuals from across Alberta and has appeared before various administrative tribunals and the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench on behalf of her clients. 

Tessa provides clients with a wide range of legal support, including:

  • Contract interpretation
  • Review and counsel during terminations, both for employers and employees
  • Counsel and representation in the enforcement of the Public Health Act

Tessa’s clients benefit from her considered and compassionate approach to every issue. Her keen ability to understand a client’s problem beyond the legal issue and appreciate the practicalities of the situation allows her to provide comprehensive and customized solutions. Whether she’s assisting them from the office or advocating for them in court, she knows that the best counsel comes from research and a solid understanding of a client’s issue and perspective.

Value to Clients

“I am always looking for new ways to come at a problem and solve it for my clients. I understand that sometimes the best solutions can come from considering the unexpected.” 

Outside the Office

When Tessa isn’t in the office, she’s usually spending time with family or friends, or planning her next trip. Tessa’s love of travel has seen her explore many foreign cities, including Buenos Aires and Berlin, where she lived for a time. 

March 2019
Good Character:  An Important Regulatory Tool Even in an Age of Labour Mobility
Perspectives for the Professions
Regulators have traditionally used a test of “good character and reputation” to assess applicants. However, the question remained – to what extent can regulators apply the test of “good character and reputation” for applic...
November 2018
Dealing with Unrepresented Members
Webinar
Whether it be due to cost or personal choice, regulated professionals facing disciplinary proceedings often elect to represent themselves. This can present unique challenges for regulators and administrative tribunals in ensuring a fair process. &nb...
September 2017
Importance of Clear Guidelines and Policies
Perspectives for the Professions
Silwin v College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2017 ONSC 1947, upholding a Discipline Committee’s decision to reject a defence of officially induced error on the basis that the professional unreasonably misinterpreted the guidelines.Dr. Silwin was ...
July 2017
How Key is the Employee? Identifying When an Employee is a Fiduciary
Workwise
A fiduciary employee is an employee trusted with a measure of responsibility by their employer. This in turn creates corresponding duties owed by the fiduciary that go over and above those normally owed by an employee to an employer.It is therefore imp...
January 2017
Joint Submissions on Sanction: The Supreme Court of Canada Clarifies the Amount of Deference that Should be Given
Perspectives for the Professions
March 2016
Dempsey v. Bagley, 2016 ABQB 124 - Lessors of Vehicles Still Vulnerable Under Workers Compensation Act
October 2015
Police and Adjuster Statements – Admissible or Not?
Education
University of Ottawa, 2015, Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
University of Toronto, 2010, Bachelor of Arts, History, With Distinction
Admissions
Alberta,2016
Northwest Territories,2018