Julie J. M. Taylor

Practice Focus

  • Energy Litigation
    • Disputes over the interpretation of the CAPL Operating Procedure, including accounting and operating disputes, along with disputes over fiduciary obligations and the duties of operators
    • Contractual disputes, including Rights of First Refusal (ROFRs)
    • Royalty disputes
    • Joint venture disputes
    • Oil & gas pipeline matters
    • Interpretation and application of Power Purchase Arrangements (PPA) in the electrical generating industry
  • Commercial & General Litigation
    • Contractual interpretation and disputes
    • Product liability claims
    • Negligence claims
  • Commercial Arbitration
    • Counsel in arbitrations under Alberta's legislated Power Purchase Arrangements and in related court proceedings
  • Court and Appellate Litigation Experience
    • Appearances before all levels of courts in Alberta

Practice Areas


  • University of Windsor, Bachelor of Laws, 2007
  • Carleton University, Bachelor of Arts in Law with a concentration in Business Law and a Minor in Political Science (High Honours), 2003

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 2008

Professional Associations

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


  • Co-Presenter, ROFR Trends in Transactions, Disputes and Practice in Canada, AIPN Canada Chapter Seminar, Calgary, April 2018
  • Presenter, Managing Business Records and Avoiding Communication Landmines, BD&P Client Litigation Seminar, November 2016
  • Presenter, Suing in Time: What You Need to Know About the Limitations Act, BD&P Client Litigation Seminar, November 2016
  • Presenter, Limitation Periods in the Oil & Gas Industry, PJVA in 2013 and 2014, PASC, 2015
  • Presenter, Exploring the Balance of Power in the Operator/Non-Operator Relationship under the CAPL Operating Procedure, CELF Conference, 2010

Professional & Firm Involvement

  • Co-Chair, BD&P E-Discovery Committee
  • Member, BD&P Student Committee