Laura Poppel is an associate in our Commercial Litigation and Arbitration group in our Calgary office. Laura has a general commercial practice with a focus on corporate commercial disputes, civil fraud, interlocutory applications and injunctions and energy related litigation. She acts and advises clients in these areas and has experience in regulatory proceedings before the Alberta Utilities Commission as well as proceedings at the Alberta Provincial Court and Court of Queen's Bench.
Laura both summered and articled with the firm.
Publications & Presentations
•Co-Author, “ Amendments to the Drop Dead Rule in Alberta, ” The Resource: BLG Energy Blog, October 13, 2016.
•Co-Author, “ Future Uncertainty in Plans of Arrangement, ” BLG Securities & Capital Markets Bulletin, October 2?016.?
•Co-Author, “ Court Orders Production of Native Accounting Records Where Operator Fails to Maintain An Oil Sands Project Carried Account, ” The Resource: BLG Energy Blog, August 16, 2016..
•Co-Author, “ Court affirms deferring jurisdiction to legislatively established specialized tribunals, ” BLG Bulletin, February 10, 2016.
•Co-Author, “ 2015 Year in Review: Top 10 Regulatory Decisions of Import to the Canadian Energy Industry, ” The Resource: BLG Energy Blog, January 14, 2016.
•Co-Author, “Advance Payments in Alberta, ” Insurance and Tort Liability Legal Alert, January 2015.
Rankings & Recognitions
•Dean's Honour List, 2012, 2013 and 2014, University of Manitoba Law
•Anthony G. Draper Memorial Prize, University of Manitoba Law, Awarded for the highest mark in Remedies
•D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize, University of Manitoba Law, Awarded for the highest standing in Remedies
•David and Myrna Bowman Prize, University of Manitoba Law, Awarded for the highest standing in Evidence
•D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize, University of Manitoba Law, Awarded for the highest standing in Property Law
•D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize, University of Manitoba Law, Awarded for the highest standing in Constitutional Law
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Member, Law Society of Alberta
•Member, Calgary Bar Association
•Volunteer, Provincial Court of Alberta - Civil Claims Duty Counsel
•Volunteer, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench - Amicus Project
•Volunteer, Children's legal & Educational Resource Centre (CLERC)
•Volunteer, Legal Education Society of Alberta, CPLED