Grant Vogeli, Q.C.

Practice Focus

  • Commercial & General Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • Shareholders' rights
  • Construction Litigation
  • Professional Negligence
  • Commercial Arbitration  
  • Mediation

Trial and Court Experience

  • Has represented clients in applications, trials and appeals in the Alberta and Saskatchewan Courts of Queens Bench and Courts of Appeal, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada
  • Has extensive experience bringing and defending applications for emergency injunctive relief in numerous scenarios, including shareholder disputes, breach of restrictive covenants and non-competition agreements, franchisor/franchisee, intellectual property and other disputes
  • Has successfully applied for and defended applications for Mareva injunctions, Anton Piller orders and attachment orders
  • Has acted as independent supervising solicitor for Anton Piller orders

Reported Decisions

  • Counsel of record in over 100 reported decisions

Alternate Dispute Resolution Experience

  • Counsel in over 50 mediations and Judicial Dispute Resolution conferences
  • Mediator in civil disputes
  • Counsel and arbitrator in civil disputes

Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Saskatchewan, Bachelor of Laws, 1982
  • University of Regina, Bachelor of Arts, 1981

Bar Admission

  • Queen's Counsel 2013
  • Alberta 1988
  • Saskatchewan 1983

Professional Associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association

Honours & Recognition

  • Named in Best Lawyers as a leading lawyer in Canada in the area of Corporate and Commercial Litigation, 2016 & 2017

Community Involvement

  • Chair, Board of Glenmore Christian Academy, 2005-2013
  • Chair, Board of Multiple Sclerosis Society - Calgary Chapter, 2002-2004
  • Chair, Board of Multiple Sclerosis Society - Regina Chapter, 1986-1988
  • Past Board Member, Calgary Telus Convention Centre and Celtic Soccer Club
  • Regularly handles pro bono cases
  • Actively involved in First Alliance Church
  • Baseball coach - Calgary Rocky Mountain Little League

BD&P Firm Management

  • Extensively involved in firm management having previously served on the Executive Committee, Partner Compensation Committee, Marketing Committee and the Associates Committee
  • Acted as Co-Leader of Litigation Business Unit, 1999-2006

Professional Involvement

  • Has been a principal to numerous articling students
  • Has made multiple presentations for the Legal Education Society of Alberta
  • Has been an instructor at the Law Society of Alberta Bar Admission Course