Provided by Thomas Gelbman
Tommy litigates complex, high-stakes corporate disputes, predominantly in the natural resources, petrochemical and ?nancial services industries. He has extensive experience in judicial review and appeals of government decision making, tax dispute resolution, indigenous litigation and disputes arising from M&A transactions, joint ventures and other complex commercial arrangements. He is also a trusted advisor to several signi?cant natural resource development clients in managing their potential dispute risks arising from transactions, joint ventures, government decision-making, regulatory proceedings, and industrial incidents.
Tommy has a proven track record of understanding and advancing clients’ corporate interests with a strategic and persistent focus on achieving their objectives, whether in the courts or by way of negotiated resolution. He always manages ?les with a view to ensuring e?cient and cost-e?ective resolutions to disputes, often under alternative fee arrangements. He skillfully assembles integrated lawyer teams, often drawing from across Osler’s o?ces, to ensure that the proper resources are dedicated to the dispute.
University of Ottawa, LL.L.
University of Ottawa, LL.B.
Trinity College, Dublin, M. Phil.
University of Western Ontario, B.A.
British Columbia, 2015
Thomas Gelbman operates a wide-ranging commercial litigation practice out of the firm's Calgary office, with experience in contested M&A and other corporate dispute files.
"Thomas has a great breadth of litigation experience. He offers strategic advice tailored to commercial considerations and realities."