Jennifer Oakes, Q.C.: Lawyer with Field Law

Jennifer Oakes, Q.C.

Edmonton,  AB  Canada
Phone780 423 7662

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Banking and Finance
  • Education
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Security Enforcement
University University of Alberta, Bachelor of Arts, 1976
Law SchoolUniversity of Alberta, Bachelor of Laws, 1979
Admitted1980, Alberta

Professional association
Canadian Condominium Institute, North Alberta Chapter Member 1995-Present
Greater Edmonton Homebuilders Association Member 1999-Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Creditors' Rights Section (North) Member 1998-Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Real Property Section (North) Member 1998-Present
Law Society of Alberta Member 1979-Present
Law Society of Alberta, Real Estate Practice Advisory Committee Member 2007-2012


Jennifer has been a partner of the firm since 1984 and has a predominantly real estate based practice with emphasis in commercial law, new home construction and condominiums, and general solicitor work for various institutions. In the area of commercial real estate, she has acted in the purchase and sale of commercial properties and on behalf of borrowers and lenders in the placement of large credit facilities. Jennifer also has a broad range of experience in the area of Business Law, including the purchase and sale of assets, real estate development, and security review and enforcement. Specifically in the area of security enforcement, Jennifer carries on a significant foreclosure practice, dealing also but to a lesser extent with unsecured debt enforcement as well. Her condominium practice includes all phases of development and acting on behalf of individual condominium corporations.

2008 - Appointed Queen's Counsel

Deals and Cases
•Represent financial institutions in the collection and recovery of unsecured obligations
•Structure settlement agreements relating to organized repayment of outstanding obligations


As a service to our clients, our lawyers regularly present at seminars and speaking engagements to audiences in cities across Alberta, the Northwest Territories and North America.

Lecturer / Teaching Positions

The following is a list of lectures, classes, seminars or speaking engagements given or taught by Jennifer: Topic Audience Dates Sessional Lecturer Legal Education Society of Alberta
Sessional Lecturer: Alberta Bar Admission Course

Volunteer / Pro Bono

Provincial Real Estate Refresher Courses, Various Panel Chair and Panel Member
Friends of the Environment Foundation Past Board Member
Canadian Cancer Society Canvasser
Alberta Lung Association Canvasser
Bissell Centre Christmas Dinner
Fort Edmonton Historical Foundation Past President, Past Board Member
Alberta Heart Fund Canvasser

Honors & Awards

Appointed Queen's Counsel 2008
Community Contribution - City of Edmonton 1992

Reported CasesReported Cases: Jennifer and are representative of Jennifer's experience. Case Cite Court Year Servus Credit Union Ltd. v. Miller 2012 ABQB 765 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2012; 533617 Alberta Ltd. v. Carpet World Contract Ltd. [1995] A.J. No. 46 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 1995

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Office Information

Jennifer Oakes, Q.C.

2000 - 10235 101 Street NW
EdmontonAB T5J 3G1


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