Scott Matheson

Scott Matheson: Attorney with Field Law
  • Associate at Field Law (122 Attorneys)
  • 2500 - 10175 101 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada T5J 0H3
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Scott Matheson is a business-minded lawyer with a general litigation and insurance practice, representing clients including governmental and institutional entities in commercial and other disputes in Alberta and Western Canada.

Scott’s experience helping clients includes acting as business and litigation counsel for a broad range of issues, including the following:

•Commercial, shareholder and collection disputes
•Condominium and tenancy actions
•Professional liability defence
•Policing, and
•Defamation claims.

He has significant experience handling matters throughout the courts of Alberta, including contested special chambers applications, judicial dispute resolution hearings, pre-trial conferences, mediations and trials, cases at the Provincial Court of Alberta both Civil and Criminal, the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta and briefing matters at both the Court of Appeal of Alberta and the Supreme Court of Canada.

His insurance practice comprises coverage, defence and subrogated actions for property, injury and casualty matters involving claims under automobile, Commercial General Liability, Errors + Omissions, Directors + Officer and other policies, including the defence of professional negligence claims.

Outside the Office

Scott is a seasoned world traveler with a weakness for New York City. He also makes it a point to drop in on court proceedings whenever he travels throughout Canada or abroad. It’s cheaper than the movies. But popcorn is generally discouraged.


MGN Constructors Inc v AXA Pacific Insurance Company, 2018 ABQB 631
Stephen v MacLean, 2018 ABQB 53
MUA v Four Points Sheraton Edmonton South (DBA), 2017 ABQB 804
Owners: Condominium Plan No. 0625385 v Oxford Grande Ltd., 2017 ABQB 316
1126592 Alberta Ltd. v. Condominium Corporation No. 0425913 (New Cambridge Lofts), 2014 ABPC 183
Brousseau v. Janz Estate, 2014 ABQB 136
MGN Constructors Inc. v. Axa Pacific Insurance Company, 2012 ABQB 561


Edmonton Community Legal Centre
Volunteer Lawyer, Evening Clinic
Pro Bono Law Alberta
Volunteer Lawyer, Civil Claims Duty Counsel Program
Pro Bono Law Alberta
Volunteer Lawyer, Amicus Program
Edmonton Community Legal Centre
Board of Directors

News + Views + Events

December 2014
Diminished Value: Recent Court Decisions Reveal a Changing Landscape in Alberta on Determining How Much a Vehicle Involved in an Accident is Worth
September 2013
Indecent Exposure: Privilege as Applied to Claims Adjusting

Client Stories

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Areas of Practice (8)

  • Construction
  • Education
  • Government
  • Insurance
  • Law Enforcement
  • Media + Entertainment
  • Collections
  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
780 643 8765  Phone
780 428 9329  Fax
University Attended:
University of Alberta, Bachelor of Arts, 2007
Law School Attended:
University of Alberta, Bachelor of Laws, 2011
Year of First admission:
2012, Alberta

Professional Associations

Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Civil Litigation Section (North) Member
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Constitutional and Privacy Section (North) Member
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Insurance Law Section (North) Member
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Junior Lawyers Member
Canadian Bar Association Alberta Branch, Constitutional and Privacy Section (North) Executive Member
Canadian Bar Association Alberta Branch, Membership Committee Executive Member 2014-2015

Reported Cases:
Reported Cases: Weber v. Edmonton (Police Service) 2014 ABLERB 47 Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board 2014; 1126592 Alberta Ltd. v. Condominium Corporation No. 0425913 (New Cambridge Lofts) 2014 ABPC 183 Alberta Provincial Court 2014; Regco Petroleums Ltd. v. Gerling Canada 2014 ABQB 459 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2014; Brousseau v. Janz Estate 2014 ABQB 136 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2014; MGN Constructors Inc. v. AXA Pacific Insurance Company 2013 ABQB 216 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2013; MGN Constructors Inc. v. AXA Pacific Insurance Company 2012 ABQB 561 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2012

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