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Field Law’s Business Group has more than 30 lawyers dedicated to serving the diverse needs of small, mid-sized and multinational clients with interests in Alberta, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon. We develop business solutions for institutions, governments, private and public companies and other organizations spanning a broad range of industries. They rely on our extensive resources and experience to help them seize opportunities and manage risk throughout their life cycles. Our service areas include:

  • Commercial Transactions
  • Corporate
  • Partnerships
  • Real Estate
  • Franchise
  • Finance + Banking
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Corporate Secretarial Services
  • Tax
  • Societies + Not-For-Profits

Clients like that, as a regional firm, Field Law offers flexibility, versatility and value for their dollars. These qualities are part of our culture and allow us to understand our clients’ business and adapt to their needs, customizing our service levels and staffing structures accordingly. Our firm has also been trained in process improvement allowing us to be highly proficient in managing teams of lawyers and consultants to drive complex deals to closing. Our lawyers also concentrate on the relevant details and work hard to avoid unnecessary battles with opposing parties that ultimately increase costs and prevent the ideal result.

We are proud to build long-lasting relationships with clients, some of which we have helped grow over the past 100 years. We are committed to close collaboration and delivering value as we grow with them over time. This commitment ensures that we understand our clients’ needs and concerns and that each strategy is tailored to achieve their goals. Our membership of SCG Legal, a seamless global network of firms, allows Field Law to assist with projects throughout Canada and around the world.

Practice Group Leader
Edmonton
780-423-9592
swatson@fieldlaw.com
Practice Group Leader
Calgary
403-260-8552
kschouten@fieldlaw.com
,
QC
Leader, Energy Group
VCARD
Calgary
403-260-8504
cjohnson@fieldlaw.com
Executive Committee Member
Edmonton
780-643-8768
jkowalchuk@fieldlaw.com
Lawyer, Trademark Agent, CLP
VCARD
Calgary
403-260-8508
rstobbe@fieldlaw.com
Lawyer, Trademark Agent
VCARD
Calgary
403-232-1755
lstattfoy@fieldlaw.com
Edmonton Rugby Union v. Edmonton (City), [1996] A.M.G.B.O. No. 123, Alberta Municipal Government Board
August 28, 2017
Maggie Rabinovitz joins Field Law's Calgary Team
Firm expands corporate law and real estate practice
CALGARY – Field Law has welcomed Maggie Rabinovitz to the Field Law office in Calgary. This new addition to the Field Law Calgary team aligns with the Firm’s commitment to delivering personalized service to our clients.  With prior ...
August 2017
The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018
25 Field Law Lawyers Recognized
25 Lawyers from Field Law Recognized in The Best Lawyers™ in Canada 2018 Field Law is pleased to announce that 25 lawyers have been included in the 12th Edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Canada. Three of these lawyers are new additions a...
August 14, 2017
Field Law welcomes Jennifer Marshall to Business Law Group
Firm welcomes new mergers and acquisition lawyer to its Calgary office
CALGARY – Field Law welcomes Jennifer Marshall to their Calgary office. Jennifer joins the firm’s Business Law Group as their newest lawyer.  Field Law continues its expansion and diversification in key industries including energy and ...
June 2017
Business Succession and Tax Planning Strategies
Conferences
June 2017
Accessing Capital for Equity Partnerships
Presentations
Finance and Tax Essentials for Indigenous Economic Ventures, Resource Development and Projects
May 2017
Financial and Tax Essentials in First Nations Land and Resource Development – Revenue Sharing, Equity Participation, Financial Governance Structures and More
Presentations
1991-1996
Bar Admission Course - Business Law Section
September 2016
Ledcor: Taming Sattva’s Wild Horse of Contractual Interpretation for Standard Form Contracts
July 2016
The Alberta Energy Regulator Makes Waves with its Response to the Redwater Decision
July 2016
The Redwater Decision: The Alberta Energy Regulator - Trumped by Federal Bankruptcy Law
July 2016
Why Every Parent in Alberta Should Have a Will
July 2016
A Binding "Clickwrap Agreement" From Paper?
June 2016
The Redwater Decision: The Alberta Energy Regulator - Trumped by Federal Bankruptcy Law
June 2016
From Start to Finish - Business Development and Project Management
February 2016
What Happens When a Franchise Agreement Ends - Part Three: Rescission
February 2016
Why You Should Act Now to Protect Your Intellectual Property in Canada
2016
Practice Fundamentals
Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education 
December 2015
Three Ways to Divide the Family Business Pie
October 2015
Starting, Buying or Selling a Business? Legal and Practical Pointers
July 2015
One Number to Rule Them All: The New Common Business Number Act
July 2015
Thou Shalt Not Deceive: The New Commandment for Canadian Business
April 2015
Duties of Attorneys and Agents
March 2015
Are Restrictive Covenants in Sale Agreements Enforceable?
March 2015
What Happens When a Franchise Agreement Ends, Part Two: Cancellation
2015
Aboriginal Business Structures
Faculty of Law, University of Alberta
2015
Seminar on financing transactions entitled "Advanced Lender"
November 2014
Heartbleed Virus Causes Heartburn: Information Security Implications
November 2014
Promissory Notes: Who are you Promising to Pay?
March 2014
Construction Contracts and Insurance: Understanding the Implications of Defence and Indemnity Provisions
February 2014
Important Changes to the Foreign Worker Program
February 2014
Franchise Law Series: Part One
February 2014
Intellectual Property Considerations in Business Transactions Intellectual Property Considerations in Business Transactions
February 2014
Intellectual Property Considerations in Business Transactions Intellectual Property Considerations in Business Transactions
2014
Construction Law and Recent Developments in Contractual Interpretation
December 2013
Drafting Powers of Attorney and Personal Directives: The Basics and Beyond
October 2013
Guarantees in Alberta
October 2013
Going into Business? Give Careful Thought to Selecting and Protecting Your Business Name
October 2013
Keeping Secrets: Trade Secrets and Confidentiality Agreements
June 2013
Access to Information Laws: Three Reasons Why All Canadian Organizations Should Pay Attention
June 2013
Alter Ego and Joint Partner Trusts: Estate Planning Beyond a Will
June 2013
Renewal Options in a Lease: Tips and Traps for Landlords and Tenants
March 2013
Is There Life After Death for Your Digital Assets?
March 2013
What's the Use? Give Your Trade-Mark's Life Some Meaning
March 2013
Business Owners: What Happens to Your Closely-Held Shares on Divorce?
December 2012
Anti-Spam Legislation: A Work in Progress
December 2012
Controversial Legislative Amendments on Ice
December 2012
Disasters and Property Leases - Don't Get Hit Twice
September 2012
Why Every Parent in Alberta Should Have a Will
September 2012
A Seat on the Board of Directors: Not as cushy as it sounds
June 2012
Legal Pitfalls of Social Media for Business
June 2012
Do You Own Your Business Name?
June 2012
Empowering You Loved Ones for Informed Decision-Making
June 2012
Commercial Property Transactions
February 2012
The Water Act: Do You Understand Your Rights, Responsibilities and Risks?
February 2012
You Can't Have Clouds Without a Little Bit of Lightning: Cloud Computing in 2012
February 2012
Legislation Alert: The New Wills and Succession Act
2012
General Counsel's Role in Maximizing Board Effectiveness
2012
Commercial Transactions Law Class
MacEwan University
Fall 2011
Electronic Service of Notice to Shareholders and Directors
Fall 2011
Canada's New Anti-Spam Legislation: How can it impact your business?
October 2011
Duties of Decision Makers Acting Under Enduring Power of Attorneys and Personal Directives
Spring 2011
Canada Consumer Product Safety Act:  What you need to know
Spring 2011
Business Owners Beware
Spring 2011
Battle of the Forms
Winter 2011
A Caution to Personal Representatives of an Estate
Winter 2011
Target Wars
Winter 2011
Executive Compensation: Looking at the Whole Package
November 2011
New Claims Under the Wills and Succession Act
January 2011
The Legal Aspects of the Subdivision Process
December 2010
Structuring Your Business: Legal Issues
Fall 2010
What Every Business Owner Must Know About Securities
Fall 2010
Giving 110 Percent
Fall 2010
Protecting the "Look & Feel" of your Website
November 2010
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2010
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2010
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
October 2010
Legal Information for Small Business Success
Summer 2010
When the Trigger is Pulled:  Shotgun Termination Clauses
Summer 2010
The New Copyright Bill: It Giveth, and Taketh Away?
May 2010
Commercial Leasing - Negotiating a Commercial Property Lease
May 2010
Commercial Leasing - Negotiating a Commercial Property Lease
Spring 2010
Letters of Intent - Unexpectedly Binding?
Spring 2010
Software Licensing
Spring 2010
Dealing with Insolvent Customers
Winter 2010
Commercial Lease Absurdity
Winter 2010
New Professional Corporation Rules in Alberta
2010
General Counsel's Role in Maximizing Board Effectiveness
2010
Managing Your Client's Risk
November 17, 2009
Commercial Leasing Landlord Rights & Remedies
November 17, 2009
Commercial Leasing Landlord Rights & Remedies
November 2009
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2009
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
Fall 2009
Tenants: Be Mindful of the "Change in Control" Clause in Your Lease
Fall 2009
The Dependant Adults Act is Replacing the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act
Fall 2009
Do Arbitration Clauses in Contracts Preclude Class Action Litigation in Alberta?
Fall 2009
Am I Original?
September 2009
Construction Contracts and Indemnities
2009
Corporate and Commercial Issues of Interest
November 2008
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2008
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2008
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2007
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2007
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2006
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2006
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
April 2006
Construction Law Update - Contracts and Bonds
2006
General Counsel's Role in Maximizing Board Effectiveness
2006
Business Law 200
November 2005
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2005
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2004
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
1995 - 2004
Corporate, Commercial and Real Estate Law
Bar Admission Instructor - Legal Education Society of Alberta 
November 2003
Construction Law Update
November 2003
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2003
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
February 2003
Construction Law Update
July 2001
Intellectual Property Law Client Alert
March 2001
But I never Asked to be a Litigant!
March 2001
Dying without a Will
March 2001
The Personal Directives Act
Winter 2000/2001
Going Public
2001
Dealing With Your Corporation
April 2000
Family Trusts - Down But Not Out
March 2000
Duties of Personal Representatives, Attorneys and Agents
November 1998
And to all a goodnight
August 1998
Waivers of Liability in Sport and Recreational Activities
August 1998
Buying or Selling your Home
August 1998
Taking Care to Take Care of Yourself
June 1998
Business Structures - Be a Something / Contracts - Handshake My Eye
1997
The Restructuring of Nu-West Group Limited
Co-Authors: Jacob S. Ziegel, Ed., David E. Baird, Q.C. Consulting Editor
1988
Joint Ventures in Canada
Co-Authors: John D. Carter, Robert F. Cushman & C. Scott Hartz, eds.