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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

Manulife Place
500, 707 - 5 Street SW
Calgary, AB T2P 0Y3

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Jeffrey (Jeff) N. Thom

QC

Counsel

403.873.3741

OFFICE: Calgary South

Assistant

Carmen Fox

403.254.3858

Education

  • 2003 Certificate in Arbitration
  • 1999 Certificate in Conflict Management (A.A.M.S.)
  • 1977 Dalhousie University, LLB

Admissions

  • 2021 California (Provisionally Licensed Lawyer)
  • 1992 British Columbia
  • 1978 Alberta

Experience

  • Represented two of three joint Executors in a highly contested multi-million dollar Estate involving complex estate accounting matters.
  • Represented high-net worth individuals to reorganize complex cross-border inter-vivos trusts, and obtained Court approval for variation of Trust terms.
  • Represented Executors in resolving trust issues involving property and claims in multiple international jurisdictions, and obtaining Court approval for resolution of significant taxation claims between competing Canadian and UK Estates.
  • Represented professional design and engineering firm in LCIA international arbitration proceedings involving $73 Million of claims.
  • Represented two creditors of Blue Range Resources Corporation in insolvency proceedings in the Alberta Queen’s Bench and the Alberta Court of Appeal. Leave to appeal was successfully dismissed by the Supreme Court of Canada
  • Defended many individuals and corporations in Alberta Securities Commission, MFDA, IDA and  IIROC  hearings and settlement agreements, and in Ontario and British Columbia Securities Commission matters.
Recognition

HONOURS AND AWARDS

  • Appointed Queen’s Counsel, 2002
Memberships
  • Canadian Bar Association, Securities Law and Business Law subsections
  • Canadian Bar Association, Insurance Law Southern subsection
    • Member
    • Former executive member and chairman
  • Canadian Bar Association
    • Legislative review committee
    • Mentor program
  • Calgary Bar Association
Community
  • Advocates Society
  • Alberta Advisory Committee to the Advocates’ Society
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Garrison Square Condominium Association
    • 2002-2012
  • ADR Institute of Canada
    • Chartered mediator, 2001-2011
Teaching Roles & Speaking Engagements

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

INSTRUCTOR

Cross-Examination Skills

Advocates' Society, May 2019


PRESENTER

How to Avoid Litigation Resulting From Train Wreck Estates

McLeod Law LLP Wills, Trusts & Estates Update, March 2019


INSTRUCTOR

Trial Advocacy

Advocates’ Society, 2012-present


INSTRUCTOR

Trial Advocacy

University of Calgary Faculty of Law, 1982-1991


SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR

Insurance Law

University of Calgary, 1991


PRESENTER

Ensuring Legal and Ethical Conduct by the Corporation and the Board

Federated Press 15th Course: Reinventing the Corporate Secretary, October 2014

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