Firm profile submitted by Field Law
Managing Partner: Doreen Saunderson
Number of partners: 62
Number of lawyers: 133
Languages: English, French, Afrikaans, Arabic, Farsi, German, Hungarian, Mandarin, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Ukrainian, Urdu
Field Law is a western and northern regional business law firm listed as one of the largest firms in Canada with offices in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The firm has been proactively serving clients and providing legal counsel for over 100 years supporting the specific and ever-evolving business needs of regional, national and international clients who do business in western and northern Canada.
More than 120 lawyers and 160 supporting staff work together to provide a comprehensive range of legal and complementary services to businesses, institutions, governments and other organisations in corporate and commercial matters, litigation and dispute resolution, labour and employment, insurance, intellectual property and emerging technology, energy, construction, education, privacy, professional regulatory, health and medical malpractice issues. Additionally the firm provides private services to individuals including estate planning services and real estate transactions. Field Law has lawyers called to the Alberta, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, British Columbia and Saskatchewan Bars.
As a member of SCG Legal, Field Law's clients also gain access to a seamless global network of firms allowing members to navigate a complex and ever-changing legal landscape with local support. The Canadian firms of the SCG Legal network have proactively worked to create an integrated SCG Legal Team Canada structure. The SCG Legal Canadian members include nine firms that span the country with 19 offices and over 500 lawyers. As independent regional firms, the Canadian member firms feel that there is an advantage for clients in retaining strong, local and lean structures. This business alliance allows members to continue to develop deep provincial, municipal, regional business and community relationships while retaining a low overhead model.
Field's value advantage comes from a commitment to professional excellence and collaborative partnerships with our clients and networks. Clients benefit from Field Law’s framework of a client service culture and dedication to successfully running the firm as a competitive, continuously improving business while pursuing legal excellence. Field Law is committed to meeting the needs of its clients through the delivery of creative, smart legal solutions that bring clarity to complex challenges.
One of Field Law’s core values is giving back to the communities it serves and is active in many community and charitable initiatives. The Field Law Community Fund Program was launched in 2013 and has so far provided $325,000 in funding to over 50 local projects.
PRACTICE AREAS- Business
- Collections, Bankruptcy & Insolvency
- Labour & Employment
- Professional Regulatory
- Intellectual Property & Technology
- Real Estate
Field Law provides experienced legal representation and advice to public and private corporations, owner-operated businesses, partnerships, joint ventures and not-for-profit organizations, having represented a wide variety of clients in all types of corporate and business disputes, including shareholder disputes, derivative actions, director liability, shareholder oppression, and related matters.
Collections, Bankruptcy & Insolvency:
Field Law represents institutional lenders, receivers and bankruptcy trustees, secured and unsecured creditors, lessees of real and personal property, debtors, and individuals and businesses involved in all types of litigation related to bankruptcy, insolvency and commercial reorganisations.
Field Law represents clients in areas of health care, acting for many hospitals and professional associations within the health care industry.
Field Law has comprehensive experience with all matters of insurance claims in terms of rendering coverage opinions, defending claims and bringing subrogated claims on behalf of major insurers. We represent clients in insurance matters before all levels of court and tribunals from Small Claims Court to large, complex arbitration and litigation.
Labour & Employment:
Field Law represents clients in labour, employment, immigration, privacy, human rights and occupational health and safety matters in Western Canada. Small to mid-sized companies, large public sector clients, post-secondary institutions and professional associations facing unionized and non-unionised workforce challenges have relied on Field Law for more than a century. Field Law also serves federal sector employers with operations primarily in Alberta, throughout the western provinces and parts of Ontario.
Whether an owner, design professional, general contractor, subcontractor, material supplier, insurer or surety, Field Law is familiar with the risks and has experience representing each of these ranging in size from single owner businesses to major institutions and international EPC contractors.
Field Law’s energy group provides strategic, client-focused service to a wide range of clients in oil and gas, electricity and renewables, including exploration and production companies, pipeline owners, energy marketers, and service companies, both public and private.
Aboriginal: Field Law has a long history working with the members of numerous First Nations and Métis communities in Alberta and in the Northwest Territories. In particular, Field’s lawyers have experience with business development and tax matters specific to businesses and enterprises owned and operated by Indigenous people in all sectors of the economy.
“Field Law” is a trademark and trade name of Field LLP.
- 2500-10175 101 ST NW,
- T5J 0H3
- 601 - 4920 52 ST,
- Northwest Territories
- X1A 3T1
- 400-444 7 AVE SW,
- T2P 0X8
- Tel +1780-423-3003
- Fax +1780-428-9329