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Alison Scott


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University of Alberta, Juris Doctor, 2014

University of Guelph, Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (Honours), 2011

Bar admission: Alberta 2015 and British Columbia 2023
Agribusiness, food and beverage, Franchises, dealerships and distributorships, Construction, Life sciences, Oil and gas, Renewables and energy transition
Practice areas:
Class actions, Commercial arbitration, Construction litigation, Energy litigation, Litigation and dispute resolution


Alison's focus is on:

Commercial and general litigation

  • Has experience in a wide range of individual and corporate disputes, including contractual disputes, insurance matters, tort-based claims including breaches of trust and fiduciary duties, commercial and residential tenancy matters, patent infringement, improper corporate governance and director and officer liability

Energy litigation

  • Has experience in energy-related matters for clients, including royalty, operator/non-operator, drilling, pipeline and oil and gas facility disputes

Construction litigation

  • Has experience in assisting owners, contractors, and subcontractors with general construction disputes, including delay, impact, and cost claims and faulty workmanship

Court and arbitration experience

  • Has appeared in arbitrations, at all levels of Court in Alberta, at all levels of Court in British Columbia, and at the Supreme Court of Canada representing clients in a wide range of matters.

Community involvement

Alison volunteers for AMICUS and CCDC at the Calgary Courts Centre.


Alison speaks French (proficient) and Cantonese (conversational).

Professional involvement

Professional associations

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

Representative work

Peace River Hydro Partners, in Peace River Hydro Partners, et al. v. Petrowest Corporation, et al.

Counsel in a successful leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada on behalf of Peace River Hydro Partners, in Peace River Hydro Partners, et al. v. Petrowest Corporation, et al., a case which involves the question of whether a receiver can disclaim an arbitration clause while still enforcing the underlying contract

Corporate Oppression Dispute

Counsel to a Canadian corporation in obtaining judgment on appeal against a director personally for corporate oppression 2020 ABCA 154