Melissa Timbres

Melissa Timbres: Attorney with Field Law
  • Partner at Field Law (122 Attorneys)
  • 2500 - 10175 101 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada T5J 0H3
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Melissa Timbres has a general solicitor's practice, focused on commercial real estate, property and land development, commercial transactions, corporate aspects of estate planning and domestic agreements, corporate law, banking and finance and energy services.

Melissa provides strategic counsel to owner-managed and closely-held businesses, real estate developers, and lenders with corporate, commercial and regulatory issues, including assisting with secured financings, commercial transactions, corporate reorganizations, land development contracts, joint ventures, sales and acquisitions of businesses, technology and licensing matters, and contracting for third party services. Business owners and individuals also benefit from Melissa's experience advising on the corporate aspects of estate planning and domestic agreements.

In addition, Melissa practices in the area of privacy law, drafting privacy policies, advising on compliance issues in contracts such as services contracts, international and outsourcing arrangements and assisting with numerous other privacy law compliance issues for both the private and public sector. She also advises numerous not for profit, philanthropic, tax-exempt entities, educational organizations and religious institutions on corporate governance and other commercial and governance matters.

Value to Clients

Earlier in her legal career, Melissa was seconded to a client in the post-secondary education sector. This practical experience gave her a first-hand appreciation for the client’s point a view, a perspective that continues to benefit her clients today. She has a strong appreciation for the important roles that accessibility, responsiveness and communication play in helping her clients achieve their goals and minimize their risk.

Outside the Office

Melissa enjoys running and reading.


Edmonton Humane Society

Committee Member (Human Resources Litigation)

2003 - Present

Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation


2007 - Present


G.R. Barnes & Associates Ltd. v. Solvent Buddy (Western) Inc., [2002] A.J. No. 839, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench


June 2017

Government of Canada Suspends CASL's Private Right of Action Provisions

July 2015

Porter Airlines Pays $150,000 for Alleged Violations of Canada's AntiSpam Legislation (CASL)

November 2012

Real Estate Contracts in the Digital Era

September 2011

Round Table Discussion: Current Issues in Privacy Compliance

May 2011

Legal Considerations When Running a Contest

December 2010

Structuring Your Business: Legal Issues

September 2009

Construction Contracts and Indemnities

Notable Work

•Developed Master Service Agreements for a global, family-owned energy services provider covering key areas such as warranties and risk allocation for use with the client’s major customers, and
•Developed a Community Master Agreement for a real estate and land developer to streamline the process for selling lots to builders for development.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Banking + Finance
  • Energy + Environment
  • Real Estate
  • Business
  • Finance + Banking
  • Education
  • Wills, Estates + Trusts
  • Energy
  • Privacy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
780 423 7642  Phone
780 428 9329  Fax
University Attended:
University of Alberta, Bachelor of Science, Nursing, 1995
Law School Attended:
University of Alberta, Bachelor of Laws, 2000
Year of First Admission:
2001, Alberta


Law Society of Alberta
Canadian Bar Association

Reported Cases:
Reported Cases: The reported cases below belong to Melissa and are representative of Melissa's experience. G.R. Barnes & Associates Ltd. v. Solvent Buddy (Western) Inc. [2002] A.J. No. 839 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2002
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