Robert Teskey, Q.C.

Robert Teskey, Q.C.: Attorney with Field Law
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  • 2500 - 10175 101 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada T5J 0H3
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Biography

Bob Teskey has a general corporate commercial solicitor's practice which concentrates on strategic business and litigation advice, corporate restructuring, securities, commercial real estate and contract negotiation. He regularly acts as an arbitrator in commercial matters. He has acted as lead counsel to many major businesses with respect to corporate, business and securities transactions. Bob has had primary responsibility for transactions leading to the restructuring of major Canadian corporations. He has also participated in the completion of major transactions, which have required innovative strategies and approaches involving difficult negotiations. He acted as lead counsel for the Province of Alberta in the negotiation of the Province's financing and repayment of the Alpac project as well as with respect to the exit of the Province from its investment in Vencap. Much of the work Bob has undertaken has been in various centres throughout Canada and the United States.

A significant part of Bob's practice involves giving advice and drafting new policies in various areas related to ethics, conflicts of interest and related matters for both for profit and not for profit entities and in particular agencies of or related to government.

Bob has authored a chapter on Joint Ventures in Canada in the Dow Jones Handbook of Joint Ventures . He is also the author of a chapter on corporate restructuring in Case Studies in Recent Canadian Reorganizations published by Carswell in honour of retired Justice Lloyd W. Houlden. He is a contributing editor to the Canadian Law Newsletter of the American Bar Association on corporate and commercial issues.

As Managing Partner of his firm for 25 years, Bob participated in and provided strategic advice with respect to various pieces of major litigation undertaken by the firm. As general counsel to significant business and institutional clients, he has helped develop key litigation and negotiation strategies to deal with unique challenges.

Leadership and Executive

Volunteer, Pro Bono, and Community Organizations

University of Alberta, Board of Governors Member 2009-Present
Canadian Blood Services Board Member 2009-Present
TEC Edmonton Board Member 2006-Present
Alberta Diabetes Institute Chair 2005-Present
Terwillegar Community Church Chair 2003-2009
Alberta Diabetes Foundation Board Member 2003-Present
Alberta Finance (Investment Operations) Committee 2003-2007
West Meadows Baptist Church Chair 1998-2001
University of Alberta, Industry Liason Office Advisory Committee 1998-2001
Taylor College and Seminary Trustee, Past Chair/Vice Chair 1997-Present
Oxford Development Group Board Member 1981-1995
Field Law Management 1980's-2008

Major Clients Served

Bob has been directly involved in numerous major client files, both past and present, on behalf of Field Law, such as:

•Oxford Properties Group Inc.
•Cancom Equity Fund and DFG Limited Partnership
•N-W Group Limited (formerly Nu-West Group Limited)
•Carma Developers Ltd.
•Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation
•The Toronto-Dominion Bank
•Swiss Franc Investors in Dome Petroleum Limited
•RoyNat Inc.
•Alberta Newsprint Company Ltd. And Limited Partnership
•Alberta Treasury Department
•Edmonton Telephones Corporation (now TELUS Communications Inc.)
•The University of Alberta

Accolades

2017 - Preeminent - Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence
2016 - Best Lawyers - Lawyer of the Year
2015 - Best Lawyers - Lawyer of the Year
2014 - Best Lawyers - Lawyer of the Year
2006 - 2017 - Best Lawyers International
1990 - Appointed Queen's Counsel

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Business
  • Transactional and Corporate
  • Real Estate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
780 423 7688  Phone
780 428 9329  Fax
www.fieldlaw.com
University Attended:
University of Alberta, Bachelor of Arts, 1969
Law School Attended:
University of Alberta, Bachelor of Laws, 1970
Year of First admission:
1971
Admission:
1971, Alberta
Memberships:

Professional Associations

Canadian Bar Association Member
Edmonton Bar Association Member
Law Society of Alberta, Conduct Committee Past Member
Law Society of Alberta Member

Reported Cases:
Deals and Cases: The following represents some of Bob's past and present experience: Edmonton telephones including its sale to Telus Communications
ISLN:
903204376

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