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Rachel Clarke

Legal Research Counsel

403.260.0102
rclarke@bdplaw.com
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Education:
University of Toronto, Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering Science, 2010

McGill University, B.C.L/ LL.B., 2014

Bar admission: 2015
Practice areas:
Class actions, Construction litigation, Litigation and dispute resolution

Experience

Rachel has a wide range of experience having practiced law as both a solicitor and barrister, as in house-counsel and in private practice.

As a solicitor, Rachel was previously a member of the BD&P Banking team, and worked in-house on pharmaceutical clinical trial matters in Alberta.

As a barrister, Rachel has worked on matters before all levels of Court in Alberta, as well as the Calgary Subdivision and Development Appeal Board. Rachel has appeared before the Court of Queen’s Bench.

Rachel's focused on:

  • Trial work: As part of a team, Rachel appeared before the Court of Queen’s Bench during a 3 ½ month long trial. The trial concerned a corporate acquisition, with claims over $90 million.
  • Private corporation shareholder/officer/director disputes
  • Class actions
  • Seeking injunctions
  • Involvement in large scale litigation matters, with extensive document production. Through this experience, Rachel has an aptitude for e-discovery and streamlining document reviews

Languages

Rachel speaks Italian and French.

Professional involvement

Professional associations

Member, Law Society of Alberta