Colby Dewart

Practice Focus

  • Commercial Transactions
    • Mergers, acquisitions and other business combinations
    • Corporate reorganizations
    • Share and asset acquisition and dispositions
    • Negotiating and drafting a wide variety of corporate commercial agreements in many industry sectors
  • Aviation
    • Aircraft acquisition
    • Aircraft leasing, financing and all related matters

Practice Areas


  • Dalhousie University, Bachelor of Laws, 2004
  • University of Victoria, Bachelor of Arts, 1994

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 2005

Professional Associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association
  • Member, Aviation Working Group, Canada re The Cape Town Convention

Honours & Recognition

  • Named in Chambers Canada as a leading lawyer in Transportation: Aviation: Finance, 2019-2022
  • Named in The Legal 500 Canada as a Next Generation Partner in Transport: Aviation, 2019-2022
  • Named in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, as a leading Canadian lawyer in Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing, 2017-2021
  • Named in Who's Who Legal Canada, as a leading lawyer in Canada in Aviation Law, 2017 and 2018
  • Named in Legal Media's Expert Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, as a Rising Star, 2016 and 2017