Paul Chiswell

Practice Focus

  • Energy Litigation

    • Acts in a wide range of energy-related disputes for oil and gas clients, including contractual, joint venture, accounting, royalty, operator and oil & gas lease interpretation disputes
  • Securities Litigation
    • Acts in wide range of corporate and securities litigation, including representing clients during Canadian Securities Commission investigations and hearings
    • Represents shareholders, directors and officers in private corporate shareholder disputes and oppression actions, including matters of breaches of shareholder agreements, breaches of trust, breaches of fiduciary duties, taking of corporate opportunities and share valuations
  • Commercial & General Litigation
    • Broad experience in complex business disputes, including contract, tort-based and unjust enrichment claims
    • Represents public and private corporations in product liability cases
    • Represents professionals in professional discipline hearings
  • Court and Appellate Litigation Experience
    • Appearances before the Alberta Securities Commission and  all levels of courts in Alberta and the Supreme Court of Canada 

Practice Areas


  • University of Oxford, Bachelor of Civil Law (with Distinction), 2012
  • Law Clerk, Court of Appeal of Alberta, 2010
  • University of Alberta, Bachelor of Laws (Silver Medal in Law), 2010
  • University of Alberta, Bachelor of Commerce (with Distinction), 2007

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 2011

Professional Associations

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