McLeod Law



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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 1V8

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Mark Rathwell



OFFICE: Calgary South


Karan Foord



  • 1997 University of Wales, LLB (Honours)
  • 1994 University of British Columbia, BA


  • 1998 Alberta


  • Tyler Realty Corp. Ltd. v. Colliers International Realty Advisors Inc. and CMN Calgary Inc. (Unreported Trial Decision, Action No. 1301-07733). Successfully represented the plaintiff at trial to recover a substantial disputed commercial real estate commission.
  • Grace v. Geekie Estate, 2014 ABQB 200 (CanLII) — 2014-04-03. Successfully represented the plaintiff at trial to obtain a declaration of lease rights in a valuable agricultural property.
  • Grace v. Geekie Estate, 2014 ABQB 21 (CanLII) — 2014-01-10. Successfully represented the plaintiff concerning a variety of contentious cost issues following trial.
  • Condominium Plan No. 8210034 v. King, 2012 ABQB 127 (CanLII) — 2012-02-23. Represented one of three plaintiffs in a precedent-setting decision relating to the rights of condominium corporations to charge property as security for unpaid levies and assessments.
  • McGovern-Burke v. Viper Holdings Inc., 2010 ABQB 706 (CanLII) — 2010-11-12. Successfully represented the plaintiff in setting aside numerous fraudulent conveyances of properties.
  • McGovern v. Belseck, 2009 ABQB 729 (CanLII) — 2009-12-09. Successfully represented the plaintiff at trial to obtain a large judgment for damages arising from an unlawfully aborted commercial real estate agreement.
  • Vintage Fine Homes Inc. v. McCallum, 2007 ABQB 146 (CanLII) — 2007-03-05. Successfully represented the plaintiff at trial, and on appeal, to confirm and close a large, disputed real estate purchase.
  • Plouffe v. Fountains of Mission Ltd., 2006 ABQB 321 (CanLII) — 2006-05-01. Successfully represented a builders’ lien claimant in a case that clarified the application of issue estoppel in the context of setting a lien fund.
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association
  • Autism Calgary Association
    • Past Board Member and Chair
  • Local charities and community groups
    • Volunteer
Teaching Roles & Speaking Engagements



Student Legal Assistance (SLA)


University of Calgary Law School

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