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Burnet Duckworth & Palmer LLP

Litigation: General Commercial

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What the team is known for

Burnet Duckworth & Palmer has a significant presence in the dispute resolution space in Alberta, with particular strength in energy litigation, including oil and gas and power-related disputes. The Calgary team is regularly engaged by clients in the construction, government and utilities sectors. The firm offers expertise handling a broad range of trial matters from real estate and technology disputes to construction litigation and class action claims.

Strengths

"BD&P empowers all lawyers at different levels," said one source, also praising the team's ability to "deal with sophisticated expert evidence."

Another interviewee stated that the team is "extremely experienced and efficient."

Work highlights

A team led by James Murphy represented West Lake Energy in a contractual dispute following an unpaid invoice for the supply of oil.

Notable practitioners

Craig Alcock is a well-respected commercial litigator with notable expertise in the construction and energy sectors. He is based in Calgary.
"Craig Alcock's strengths are his attention to detail and the way he presents himself, both in court and out. He is a reassuring ally to have in your corner."

Calgary-based Douglas Mills is a long-standing litigator who excels in representing domestic and international clients in commercial disputes. He is also regularly mandated to act as a mediator and arbitrator.

Jeff Sharpe runs a sophisticated commercial litigation practice out of Calgary. He handles a broad range of corporate and securities matters, notably in the oil and gas sector.
"Jeff Sharpe stands out for his business understanding and strategic advice."

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Litigation: General Commercial

Burnet Duckworth & Palmer LLP

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2400, 525 8th Avenue SW

Calgary

Alberta

Canada

T2P 1G1

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Alberta

Litigation: General Commercial


Craig Alcock
Band 4
Douglas G Mills
Senior Statespeople
Jeff Sharpe
Band 3