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

The following represents some of Jennifer's past and present experience:

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

Honours and Awards

Appointed Queen's Counsel 2008

Community Contribution - City of Edmonton 1992

Volunteer / Pro Bono

Below are some of the community, volunteer or pro bono committments Jennifer has made.

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


Lecturer / Teaching Positions

Sessional Lecturer Legal Education Society of Alberta

Sessional Lecturer: Alberta Bar Admission Course

Reported CasesReported Cases: The reported cases below belong to Jennifer and are representative of Jennifer's experience. 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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