Steve Robertson's practice includes commercial litigation, anti-fraud and anti-corruption advice, and advising and assisting physicians with professional negligence and responsibility matters. He appears before all levels of court in Alberta, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, the Competition Tribunal, and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Steve is the author of Alberta Civil Practice, now in its 2014 second edition.
Fraud and Corruption
Corporate and individual victims of fraud seek Steve's services in order to quickly investigate the fraud and to locate and recover stolen assets through the use of extraordinary court orders obtained on an emergency basis.
Steve advises clients on the implementation of Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act compliance, mergers and acquisitions due diligence related to foreign corruption, and response to allegations of breaches of the Act, including conducting internal investigations.
Steve is an associate member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and Secretary of the Calgary chapter of the A.C.F.E., and a member of the Canadian Bar Association.
Steve Robertson has nearly 20 years of experience in dealing with the legal aspects of Canada's health care system. Steve is a past chair of the Canadian Bar Association's National Health Law section, and was actively involved as member of the executive of that section, and of the Alberta Health Law section, for seven years. In that capacity he has provided input on behalf of the Canadian Bar Association to Health Canada on proposed health legislation.
Health professionals seek Steve's advice and assistance in responding to complaints and investigations by:
•The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta under the Health Professions Act;
•Alberta Health Services (Hospital administration) under the Medical Staff By-laws;
•Alberta Health Services (Billing Inquiries and audits);
•The Minister of Justice and Office of the Chief Medical Examiner;
•The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner;
•The Alberta Human Rights Commission.
Steve also assists physicians as counsel in civil actions for damages based on alleged medical negligence in the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench and the Alberta Court of Appeal; in seeking judicial review of decisions of ministers and government officials that affect physicians; in disputes relating to hospital privileges; in appearances before Fatality Inquiries under the Fatality Inquiries Act, and with compliance with the Health Professions Act, the Standards of Practice of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, the Health Information Act, the Alberta Human Rights Act, the Alberta Health Medical Staff By-laws, and the common law relating to medical negligence and informed consent.
Steve is the Treasurer of the Calgary Medical Legal Society.
•2006, LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
Steven T. Robertson, received a BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating
•Prison Sentence in Air India Bribery Scheme Sends Deterrent Message to Canadian Executives
•Alberta Civil Practice
•Canada Moves to Strengthen Anti-Bribery Legislation
News & Events
•Internal Controls Calgary 2015
•Steve Robertson Discusses Sir Winston Churchill in the Calgary Herald
•Steven Robertson Profiled in the Calgary Herald