Sandeep Dhir, QC

Sandeep Dhir, QC: Attorney with Field Law

Biography

Sandeep Dhir, QC is the Chair of the Debt Recovery and Restructuring Group in Edmonton. His practice is primarily in Commercial Litigation and Metis and First Nations law, with an emphasis in the areas of Collections, Security Enforcement, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Litigation, Commercial Lease disputes, Condominium Property Act matters and foreclosures.

He serves as Legal Counsel, partnering with several lending institutions and banks, trustees and receivers, various condominium corporations, commercial property owners and landlords, several large provincial and federally regulated corporations and a Metis Settlement.

He has represented clients before all levels of Court in Alberta, including the Court of Appeal, and various administrative boards and tribunals.

In 2010, Sandeep appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada on behalf of a Metis Settlement in a significant constitutional matter.

Sandeep assists clients addressing complex, commercial disputes. He has acted for clients involved in shareholder disputes. He has particular experience in securing assets and evidence by obtaining pre-judgment Court orders, including the appointment of an Inspector under the Business Corporations Act, Norwich Orders and Anton Pillar Orders.

Sandeep is the co-author of the Carswell textbook Collections Law in Alberta: A Practical Guide which was published in March 2012. He regularly teaches the Alberta Bar Admission/CPLED Course and has guest lectured at the University of Alberta.

Many of these commitments contributed to Sandeep's recognition as a Benchmark Litigation Star by his peers in the legal profession in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

In addition to his practice, Sandeep has been a regular participant on the Edmonton AM political panel heard on CBC Radio, providing commentary on provincial and national political affairs.

He speaks the Indic languages of Punjabi, Hindi and Gujarati fluently.

Accolades

2016 - Appointed Queen's Counsel
2015 - Benchmark Canada Litigation Star
2014 - Benchmark Canada Litigation Star
2013 - Benchmark Canada Litigation Star

Volunteer / Pro Bono

Edmonton Food Bank Director 2015-Present
Alberta Liberal Party Provincial Election Candidate 2008-2008
Alberta Liberal Leader's Edmonton Fundraising Dinner Chairperson 2006-2006
Equality, Equity and Diversity Committee of The Law Society of Alberta Member 2004-2006
Edmonton Inner-City Housing Society President 2003-2006
Edmonton Inner-City Housing Society Vice-President 2002-2003
Edmonton Calder Liberal Association President 2001-2004
Theatre Network Society Director 2001-2006
Edmonton Inner-City Housing Society Director 2000-2002
Law Students' Association, University of Saskatchewan President 1998-1999

Published Works

Books

Collections Law in Alberta: A Practical Guide (Textbook) Carswell March 2012

Articles

Being a mentor - it's good for you too National: The Power of Perspectives October 2016
The Owner Versus the Owners? Remedies of the Condominium CorporationUnder the Condominium Property Act June 2009
Personal Guarantees in Alberta: A Signature Is Not Enough March 2006
Did You Know? Termination Pay The Entrepreneur August 2000

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Banking and Finance
  • Debt Recovery and Restructuring
  • Metis and First Nations
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Security Enforcement
  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
780 423 9587  Phone
780 428 9329  Fax
www.fieldlaw.com
University Attended:
Augustana University College, Bachelor of Arts, History and Political Science, 1994
Law School Attended:
University of Saskatchewan, Bachelor of Laws, 1999
Year of First admission:
2000
Admission:
2000, Alberta
Reported Cases:
Reported Cases: Graham Group Ltd v. Labas Estate 2017 ABQB 241 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2017; 1536466 Alberta Ltd v. Prestigious Properties Inc. 2017 ABQB 176 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2017; Haymour v. The Owners Condominium Plan No 802 2845 2016 ABCA 367 Alberta Court of Appeal 2016; Prestigious Properties Inc v. Cold Lake Estates Inc 2016 ABQB 632 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2016; Rein v. Alberta (Human Rights Commission) 2016 ABQB 386 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2016; Haymour v. Condominium Plan No 802 2845 2016 ABQB 393 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2016; Sticks and Stones Communications Inc v. Hole's Greenhouses & Gardens Ltd 2015 ABQB 774 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2015; Paradigm Quest Inc v. Moser 2015 ABQB 557 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2015; Lustre Studio Inc v. West Edmonton Mall Property Inc 2014 ABQB 575 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2014; Murphy v. Cahill 2014 ABQB 274 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2014; Murphy v. Cahill 2014 ABQB 62 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2014; Gauchier v Cunningham 2013 ABQB 713 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2013; Gauchier v Cunningham 2013 ABQB 493 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2013; Murphy v. Cahill 2013 ABQB 335 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2013; Murphy v. Cahill 2012 ABQB 793 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2012; Murphy v. Cahill 2012 ABQB 754 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2012; Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Suitel Canada Executive Suites Corporation 2012 ABQB 699 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2012; Murphy v. Cahill 2012 ABQB 531 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2012; Murphy v. Cahill 2012 ABQB 530 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2012; Gauchier v. Cunningham 2012 ABQB 514 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2012; Gauchier v. Cunningham 2012 ABQB 513 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2012; Murphy v. Cahill 2012 ABQB 446 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2012; Murphy v. Cahill 2012 ABQB 220 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2012; Chapman v. L'Hirondelle 2012 ABCA 25 Alberta Court of Appeal 2012; Alberta (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development) v. Cunningham 2011 SCC 37 Supreme Court of Canada 2011; Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Suitel Canada Executive Suites 2011 ABQB 519 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2011; Peavine Metis Settlement v. Alberta (Energy) 2011 ABQB 472 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2011; Condominium Corporation No. 0825873 v. 1246153 Alberta Ltd. 2011 ABQB 178 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2011; Dancole Investments Ltd. v. House of Tools Company 2011 ABCA 145 Alberta Court of Appeal 2011; Condominium Corporation No. 0825873 v. 1246153 Alberta Ltd. 2010 ABQB 718 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2010; Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Suitel Canada Executive Suites Corporation 2010 ABQB 355 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2010; E. Gruben's Transport Ltd. v. Alberta Surplus Sales Ltd. 2010 ABQB 244 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2010; Dancole Investments Ltd. v. Bill McCulloch & Associates Inc. 2010 ABQB 223 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2010; Condominium Plan No. 822 2909 v. 837023 Alberta Ltd. 2010 ABQB 111 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2010; Angus v. Chipewyan Prairie First Nation 2009 FC 562 Federal Court 2009; Bank of Montreal v. Valerio 2009 ABQB 578 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2009; Laasch v. Turenne 2009 ABQB 267 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2009; Cunningham v. Alberta (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development) 2009 ABCA 239 Alberta Court of Appeal 2009; Angus v. Chipewyan Prairie First Nation 2008 FC 932 Federal Court 2008; Owner: Condominium Plan No. 822 2909 v. Li 2007 ABQB 693 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2007; Peavine Metis Settlement v. Alberta (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development) 2007 ABQB 517 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2006; Chapman v. Anderson 2006 ABQB 714 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2006; Page (Re) 2006 ABQB 430 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2006; 623729 Alta. Ltd. v. Alldritt Developments Ltd. 2006 ABQB 358 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2006; Brandt Tractor Ltd. v. Seehta Forest Products Ltd. 2004 ABCA 74 Alberta Court of Appeal 2004; Elizabeth Metis Settlement v. Metis Settlements Appeal Tribunal 2004 ABCA 418 Alberta Court of Appeal 2004; Durocher v. Fishing Lake Metis Settlement 2003 ABQB 944 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2003; Seehta Forest Products Ltd. v. Brandt Tractor Ltd. 2003 ABQB 481 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2003; Campbell v. MacKenzie 2003 ABPC 203 Alberta Provincial Court 2003; Harp v. McCullough 2002 ABQB 397 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2002; Harp v. McCullough 2002 ABQB 381 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2002; Gordon v. Bourque 2001 ABQB 892 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2001; Gibbs v. City of Edmonton 2001 ABQB 413 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2001; Gordon v. Bourque et al 2001 ABQB 1001 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2001; Anderson v. Laderoute et al [2001] A.J. No. 1718 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2001
ISLN:
915040559

Peer Reviews

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