About this office:
Field Law, has been serving clients since 1915. Its three offices, located in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife service a broad spectrum of clients ranging from individuals, to owner-managed businesses, to institutions, to multinational corporations in a wide variety of industries.
Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
Statement of Practice Summary:
General, Full Service Practice: Corporation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Debt Restructuring, Tax, Probate, Security Enforcement, Securities, Real Estate and Land Development, Commercial, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Patents and Trademarks, Intellectual Property, Insolvency, Constitutional, General Negligence, Trials and Appeals, Aboriginal, Insurance, Health, Pipelines, Education, University, Administrative, Employment, Labour, Environmental, Lending, Landlord and Tenant, Construction, Oil and Gas, Government, Mass Litigation.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Determining Reasonable Notice: Is Character of Employment a Less Important Factor?
Christin Elawny, October 26, 2015
As an employer, when terminating an employee without just cause, it is important to have some sense of the reasonable notice period a court might award in the circumstances in order to prepare an appropriate severance offer. There are generally four key factors to consider when assessing the length...
Are Restrictive Covenants in Sale Agreements Enforceable?
Christina Brownlee, April 27, 2015
The Supreme Court of Canada recently addressed the issue of the enforceability of restrictive covenants where the purchaser of a business offered employment to the business’s previous owners (Payette v Guay Inc. 2013 SCC 45). In this case, the Supreme Court of Canada put to rest a...
Competing After Employment (Part One)
Richard Stobbe, April 27, 2015
A key employee departs. The employer, worried that confidential information has leaked out of the company, scrambles to respond. After a frenzied period of preparation, the employer starts a lawsuit and seeks an injunction against the ex-employee.
Year Established: 1915
Languages: English, French and Hungarian.
All Members of the Firm are Members of the Law Society of Alberta
(For complete biographical data on other personnel, see Professional Biographies at Edmonton, Alberta)