Julia's focus is on:
- Commercial litigation
- Real estate and land disputes
- Cross-border disputes
- Corporate governance
Julia is a Board Member and Governance Committee Chair of the Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra. She is on the Young Advocates’ Standing Committee for the Advocates’ Society and is involved with the Calgary Beekeepers Association.
Julia was recognized in 2022 by Benchmark Litigation in their Canadian 40 and Under Hot List and Future Star List, she was also named in The Legal 500 Canada as a recommended lawyer in Dispute Resolution: Alberta.
Julia also speaks Spanish.
What clients say
"Julia Lisztwan brings a confident and deliberate approach to dispute resolution matters. She is skilled at assessing risk and making informed decisions based on the risk level of the client."
- Member, Law Society of Alberta
- Member, Canadian Bar Association
- Member, New York State Bar Association
- Member, The Advocates' Society
- Member, Association of Women's Lawyers
$600 million commercial lease termination
Counsel to an international energy company in a $600 million action concerning termination of a long-term commercial lease.
Advising an energy company in a billion dollar arbitration
Counsel to an energy company in a billion-dollar arbitration arising under a profit-sharing agreement.
Action by New York hedge funds as former unsecured noteholder
Counsel to the former directors of Lightstream Resources Ltd. in a lawsuit brought by New York hedge funds as former unsecured noteholders.
Dispute regarding breach of duties
Counsel to current and former boards of directors of a chartered bank in a derivative action for breach of duties arising out of an FX manipulation lawsuit
Successful summary dismissal application for Bellatrix Exploration Corp.
Counsel to Bellatrix Exploration Corp. in a successful summary dismissal application of claims arising under three joint venture agreements.
Recent honours and recognition
Recognized by Benchmark Litigation in their Canadian 40 and Under Hot List, 2022
Named in The Legal 500 Canada as a recommended lawyer in Dispute Resolution: Alberta, 2022
Recognized as a Future Star by Benchmark Litigation Canada, 2022
February 7, 2019
Alberta Court of Appeal affirms balance of probabilities in new test for summary judgment
July 28, 2022