Peter Major, Q.C.

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  • Partner at McLennan Ross LLP (99 Attorneys)
  • 1000 First Canadian Centre, 350-7th Avenue, SW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2P 3N9
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Biography

Peter is a Q.C. whose practice is focused on complex commercial litigation, arbitrations and mediations.

Peter regularly appears, and has been successful, in all levels of Court in Alberta. His experience awards him the opportunity to provide practical and effective advice on how his clients can best pursue a resolution specific to their matters.

Prior to becoming a private practitioner, Peter clerked with the Alberta Court of Appeal and Queen’s Bench, and also worked as a Prosecutor with the Alberta Department of Justice. He continued to prosecute as an agent for the Federal Department of Justice for seven years during his primary years in private practice.

Awards and Recognition:

•Appointed Queen's Counsel

Experience

Peter is involved in multiple commercial disputes representing a wide variety of corporate and individual clients ranging from complex contractual disputes, oppression claims, fraud, subrogated claims, patent protection, defamation, commercial and resident real estate disputes to all forms of employment matters. Notably, Peter assisted colleagues in Toronto as Canadian counsel for an overseas institutional client in a $700 million multi cross-border banking litigation dispute.

Peter also works in the energy industry as lead counsel on behalf of individuals, junior, mid-size and major corporations in all forms of disputes ranging from royalty claims, Rights of First Refusal, AMI acquisitions, trespass, lease enforcement and collapses, facilities operations, interpretation and applications of CO&O Agreements and CAPL procedures, enforcement and challenges to caveat registration and mining claims.

Presentations

• 2013 Civil Trial Advocacy Program , The Advocates’ Society
• 2012 Civil Trial Advocacy Program , The Advocates’ Society

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Energy, Environmental & Regulatory
  • Litigation
  • Construction

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
403.303.9104  Phone
403.531.4720  Fax
https://mross.com
University Attended:
University of California - Berkley, B.A.
Law School Attended:
University of Wales - Cardiff, LL.B., Honours
Year of First admission:
1991
Admission:
1991, Alberta
Memberships:

Professional Associations, Affiliations and Community Activities:

•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Member, Calgary Bar Association
•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, The Advocates’ Society
•Former Board Member, Alberta Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners Association

ISLN:
913004454

Peer Reviews

  • 2.9/5.0
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