McLeod Law

403.278.9411

‍403.271.1769


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The convenience of two offices (downtown and south Calgary) makes it easier to meet with your lawyers.

Calgary South

300, 14505 Bannister Road SE
Calgary, AB T2X 3J3

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Calgary Downtown

Centennial Place, West Tower
Suite 2110, 250 – 5th Street SW
Calgary, AB T2P 0R4

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Assistant

Teri-Lynn Sexsmith

403.873.3729

Education

  • 2006 University of Lethbridge, BA (with distinction)
  • 2010 University of Alberta, LLB

Admissions

  • 2011 Alberta

Experience

  • Chris helps employees understand their rights in wrongful dismissal claims, non-competition and non-solicitation disputes, and human rights claims. He also advises employers, providing proactive employment law advice on policies, contracts, and disciplinary issues.
  • In his construction practice, he has experience working with general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers with builders’ liens, delay claims, deficiency claims, and collections.
  • Pott v. Brasso Nissan Ltd., 2015 ABPC 17: Successfully represented a dismissed employee establish his entitlement to pay in lieu of notice following a wrongful dismissal.
  • Ho v. Security National Insurance Company, 2015 ABPC 202: Successfully represented the Plaintiff in a dispute between him, his insurer, and the condominium corporation in a dispute over who was responsible for the cost of repairs following a water leak in the plaintiff’s condo.
Recognition

RECENT MEDIA COVERAGE

  • Featured in "Nine to Five: Freelancing with a Non-Compete" The Globe and Mail, September 2019
  • Featured in “Nine to Five: I have tasks beyond the end of my contract. Should I keep working?” The Globe and Mail, March 2017
Memberships
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • The Advocates’ Society
Teaching Roles & Speaking Engagements

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

PRESENTER

Employment Law 101

Business Career College, October 2017


PRESENTER

Employment Law

Calgary Chamber, CEO Peer Mentoring Roundtable, June 2016


PRESENTER

Case Law Update

Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI), South Alberta Chapter Luncheon, June 2016

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