Edward W. "Ed" Halt, K.C.

Edward W. "Ed" Halt, K.C.


Peacock Linder Halt & Mack LLP

Recognized since 2008

Calgary, Alberta

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Appellate Practice

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Construction Law

Corporate and Commercial Litigation

Director and Officer Liability Practice

Legal Malpractice Law

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Mr. Halt graduated as the gold medal recipient from the University of Saskatchewan in 1986 and in 1988-89 he had the honour of serving as a law clerk to Madam Justice Bertha Wilson of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Following his clerkship, Mr. Halt relocated to Calgary and has since practised civil litigation, including insurance with an emphasis on professional liability, corporate commercial litigation, securities litigation, franchise litigation, insolvency, construction and product liability litigation. He has extensive experience as counsel in Alternative Dispute Resolution through mediation and arbitration and has also acted as Mediator/Facilitator.

Mr. Halt was a founding partner of Peacock Linder & Halt LLP and was awarded in Q.C. designation in 2006.

EDUCATION:

B.A. Honours (with High Honours) 1983 - University of Saskatchewan

LL.B. (with great distinction) 1986 - University of Saskatchewan

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS:

Queen’s Counsel Appointment, 2006

Law Society of Saskatchewan Gold Medallist, 1986

Thomas Dowrick Brown Award, 1986

To most distinguished graduate


ADMITTED TO BAR: July 9, 1987 - Saskatchewan (not presently active)

August 16, 1990 - Alberta

MEMBER:

Law Society of Alberta

Canadian Bar Association

Calgary Bar Association

Location

  • 400 3rd Avenue, SW, Suite 4050
    Calgary, AB T2P 4H2
    Canada

Languages

  • English

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Legal Malpractice Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Legal Malpractice Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Legal Malpractice Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Director and Officer Liability Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Legal Malpractice Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Appellate Practice, Calgary, Canada (2023)
  • Legal Malpractice Law, Calgary, Canada (2023)
  • Legal Malpractice Law, Calgary, Canada (2021)
  • Appellate Practice, Calgary, Canada (2020)
  • Legal Malpractice Law, Calgary, Canada (2018)
  • Director and Officer Liability Practice, Calgary, Canada (2016)
  • Legal Malpractice Law, Calgary, Canada (2015)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 for work in:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Director and Officer Liability Practice
  • Legal Malpractice Law

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