Our People

Brian Wallace

Partner

 780.441.3449
  780.428.9683
bwallace@dcllp.com

Brian has developed a litigation practice based upon a commitment to alternate dispute resolution including mediations, arbitrations and judicial dispute resolutions for expedient and cost effective resolution of his client's matters. He has experience at all levels of Courts in Alberta, the four Western Canadian provinces and the Northwest Territories. Brian's practice areas and experience include:

  Insurance litigation including commercial general liability, automotive and personal injury, SEF 44 defence, occupiers liability, coverage issues and subrogation, wrap up liability and course of construction claims;
  Residential home warranty claims involving defect claims, condominium corporation claims, arbitration and subrogation;
  Construction litigation including claims arising from delay, builder's liens, changed site conditions, insufficient plans and specifications, negligence claims, warranty and claims for insurance coverage;
  Product liability and manufacturers liability litigation;
  General commercial litigation including contractual and shareholders disputes;
  Surety and Fidelity Claims;
  Class action litigation;
  Commercial lease disputes and arbitrations.

Brian was a Sessional Lecturer at the University of Alberta Faculty of Law and is a regular instructor in the CPLED program. He has also presented papers to the insurance industry on legislative issues. Brian has coached youth soccer and basketball and is a member of the University of Alberta Golden Bears Soccer Alumni, as well as other community organizations.

Brian was selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in Canada 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 for Insurance Law.

Brian is a member of the Canadian Defence Lawyers, Defense Research Institute, The Advocates Society and the Canadian Bar Association. And he is a past member of the board of directors of the Edmonton Golf and Country Club.

Jessica Niles

Assistant to Brian Wallace

780.441.4377
780.428.9683
jniles@dcllp.com

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