Robert Teskey, Q.C.

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  • 2500 - 10175 101 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada T5J 0H3
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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.


Listed Corporate Law
The Best Lawyers in Canada
2011 - 2019
Listed M&A Law
The Best Lawyers in Canada
2011 - 2019
Queen’s Counsel
Repeatedly Recommended
Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
1999 - 2007
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings
2013, 2016 - 2019
Mergers & Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year in Edmonton
Best Lawyers
2014, 2016
Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year in Edmonton
Best Lawyers


University of Alberta, Board of Governors
2009 - Present
Canadian Blood Services
Board Member
2009 - Present
TEC Edmonton
Board Member
2006 - Present
Alberta Diabetes Institute
2005 - Present
Alberta Diabetes Foundation
Board Member
2003 - Present
Taylor College and Seminary
Trustee, Past Chair/Vice Chair
1997 - Present
Terwillegar Community Church
2003 - 2009
Field Law
1980’s - 2008
Alberta Finance (Investment Operations)
2003 - 2007
University of Alberta, Industry Liason Office
Advisory Committee
1998 - 2001
West Meadows Baptist Church
1998 - 2001
Oxford Development Group
Board Member
1981 - 1995
University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Advisory Committee
2000 - 2000
Alberta Business Corporations Act - Review Committee
Former Member

News + Views + Events

December 2018
2018 Field Law Post-Secondary Summit Recap
The third annual Field Law Post-Secondary Summit was held on November 29 in Edmonton, and was co-chaired by Greg Harding, QC and Derek Cranna. Brief summaries of the presentations given at the Summit are provided below, followed by a directory of the l...
September 2018
The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019
28 Field Law Lawyers Recognized
Field Law is proud to announce that 28 of our lawyers have been included in the 13th edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. These lawyers have been recognized in 17 service areas, resulting in a total of 36 rankings.Among the 28 Field Law l...
August 2017
The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018
25 Field Law Lawyers Recognized
25 Lawyers from Field Law Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 Field Law is pleased to announce that 25 lawyers have been included in the 12th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Three of these lawyers are new additions a...
The Restructuring of Nu-West Group Limited
Co-Authors: Jacob S. Ziegel, Ed., David E. Baird, Q.C. Consulting Editor
Joint Ventures in Canada
Co-Authors: John D. Carter, Robert F. Cushman & C. Scott Hartz, eds.

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

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Business
  • Corporate
  • Securities
  • Real Estate
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Education & Credentials

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

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

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Edmonton, Alberta

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