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Carly Baker


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University of Alberta, J.D., 2019

University of Alberta, Bachelor of Arts with Distinction, 2016

Bar Admission: 2020
Franchises, dealerships and distributorships, Construction, Oil and gas, Technology
Practice areas:
Construction litigation, Employment litigation, Energy litigation, Litigation and dispute resolution, Securities litigation


Carly has a broad civil litigation practice that encompasses, among other areas, commercial and construction disputes. Carly's focus is on:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Builders’ liens
  • Negligence
  • Civil enforcement
  • Other tort-based claims including breaches of trust and fiduciary duties
  • Improper corporate governance
  • Fraud
  • Oppression
  • Misuse of confidential information

Community involvement

Carly is a volunteer lawyer for Pro Bono Law Alberta.

Professional involvement

Corporate roles

Carly is a member of the Board of Directors of Digital Alberta and the Alberta Collaborative Resolution Association.

Professional associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association
  • Member, The Advocates’ Society

Representative work

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P's $6.8 billion acquisition of Inter Pipeline Ltd.

Counsel to Inter Pipeline Ltd. in its acquisition by Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P pursuant to a statutory plan of arrangement for $6.8 billion.

Precedent-setting securities law decision

Counsel successfully representing Inter Pipeline Ltd. (IPL) in a precedent-setting case before the Alberta Securities Commission. The case addressed Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P.'s use of total return swaps in its takeover bid of IPL. The decision is the first time that a Canadian securities regulator has directly addressed the use of total return swaps within the context of takeover bids following the changes to the Canadian takeover bid regime in 2016. (Re Bison Acquisition Corp., 2021 ABASC 100)


Recent honours and recognition

BD&P Employment & Labour Group named 2023 Reader's Choice in the Employment & Labour Law – Full Service Firm category by Canadian HR Reporter