L. J. Dick Batten  QC - McKercher LLP

L. J. Dick Batten QC

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Dick is a senior partner in the Saskatoon office where his practice focuses on corporate governance and finance, landlord and tenant law, intellectual property licensing and taxation.

Dick Batten’s practice focuses on Corporate Governance and Finance, Landlord and Tenant Law, Intellectual Property Licensing and Taxation. A significant portion of his practice has included representation of universities, school boards and Catholic School Trustees with respect to Education Law and Constitutional matters.

Dick joined the partnership in 1981 and is a senior partner in the Firm’s Saskatoon office.  He has been a partner since 1981 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2006.

Dick earned a Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) in Economics and Political Science in 1973, a Bachelor of Commerce, in Economics in 1974, and his Bachelor of Laws in 1977, all from the University of Saskatchewan.

Dick has been active in the Saskatoon business community serving on a number of boards of directors and advising various non-profit organizations serving the community. As former chair of the Saskatoon Downtown Business Improvement District, he represented the business community in property and business tax assessment reform.

University of SaskatchewanUniversity of SaskatchewanUniversity of SaskatchewanLL.B 1977
Canadian Bar AssociationSaskatoon Planning District Development Appeals BoardCanadian Tax Foundation

Office Location

374 Third Avenue South
Saskatoon, SK S7K 1M5

Practice Areas

Tax Law