Welcome to Blackett Law

Blackett Law is a boutique legal services consultancy based in Canmore, Alberta. We are pleased to offer legal solutions locally in the Bow Valley, throughout the Province of Alberta, and globally. Don Blackett has 33 years of local and international corporate and commercial legal experience. He has worked with major Canadian and international law firms, as well as with a leading Canadian-based global engineering and construction company.

Blackett Law provides general counsel services on a project-specific, contract or traditional hourly basis. Utilizing a strategic network of legal affiliations, we are able to scale our services to accommodate any project. We deliver high quality legal services on a timely and cost effective basis.

Our Services

Blackett Law provides legal services based on extensive experience in the following areas:

Business & Corporate Transactions

Blackett Law facilitates a wide variety of asset, business, commercial and corporate transactions including financings, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions. Don Blackett serves as an officer and director of a number of private and public corporate entities.

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Blackett Law has significant expertise in negotiating high value EPC contracts. This includes experience with corporations and national oil companies in all major oil and gas producing regions of the world, including Canada, U.S., U.K., Norway, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Colombia and Venezuela.

Natural Resources & Environment

Blackett Law will draft, negotiate and engage in due diligence review of domestic and international upstream oil & gas contracts. This includes leases, licenses, production sharing contracts, joint ventures and joint operating agreements. We have assisted with transactions in 25 countries.

Commercial Real Estate

Blackett Law counsels on a broad range of commercial real estate transactions for owners, investors, developers, landlords, tenants, banks and insurance companies, as well as for agricultural and ranching interests in Alberta. We provide advice on purchase, sale, mortgage and lease agreements and transactions.

Wills & Estates Administration

Blackett Law provides advice on wills and estates. Don Blackett currently acts as co-executor of a major estate in Alberta where high value assets are being actively managed and liquidated.

Litigation & Dispute Management

Blackett Law helps clients manage complex disputes and lawsuits. Litigation is typically expensive, distracting and time-consuming for business owners. We act as a bridge between the business and the court process.