Sydney's focus is on:
- Commercial and general litigation
- Construction litigation
- Energy litigation
- Estate litigation
- Occupational health and safety
- Infrastructure and project development
Sydney is a former volunteer with the No Means No Program of the Women's Legal Education & Action Fund and a current member of the board of Alcove.
March 7, 2022
Successfully advised Murphy Oil Company Ltd. in a $22 million dispute
Counsel to the successful defendant in responding to the plaintiff's appeal of a decision dismissing its $22 million claim. Leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada was refused. (Geophysical Service Incorporated v Murphy Oil Company Ltd, 2018 ABCA 380).
- Member, Law Society of Alberta
- Member, Canadian Bar Association
- Member, Calgary Bar Association
Studied Anti-Discrimination Intensive Program: placement at the Ontario Human Rights Legal Support Centre.
Researched the impact of the Charter on women's rights in the employment context for a paper to be presented at a legal conference of female justices in 2015.