practice areas

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The Blackett Law LLP Practice

Corporate & Commercial Law

At Blackett Law, we facilitate a wide variety of asset, business, commercial and corporate transactions and are here to help you with financing, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions. Whether you are starting up a new company, investing in an existing enterprise, or disposing of a business, our team of professionals will assist you through your transaction. Our lawyers also serve as officers and directors to a number of corporations.

Wills & Estate Administration

Blackett Law understands the importance of proper estate planning and we take care to thoroughly advise our clients based on their particular situation. Our legal professionals draft wills and estate planning documents, and apply for probate for estate administration. Our legal team will also assist personal representatives administer estates and actively manage and liquidate assets.

Residential & Commercial Real Estate

At Blackett Law we work to make the legal process of buying or selling real property as clear and approachable as possible. We provide legal counsel on a broad range of commercial and personal real estate and leasing transactions. We work with buyers, owners, investors, developers, landlords, tenants, banks and insurance companies. Our office is proud to act as counsel to some of Canmore’s most respected developers. We have team members who are also licenced in British Columbia, where we have broad experience in residential property transactions.

Natural Resources & Environment

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

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Blackett Law has significant expertise in negotiating 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.

Labour & Employment

Blackett Law can help you manage your workforce, draft policies and contracts, assist with human resources operations and offer workplace investigation services. Offering a full suite of labour & employment advice, we put law to work for you and your organization.

Occupational Health & Safety

Blackett Law can provide advice on occupational health and safety matters, including drafting occupational health and safety provisions in project agreements, and assisting with regulatory compliance across various industries.

Other Areas

We have fostered relationships with lawyers practicing in areas of law not listed here. If you require assistance with a matter outside of our areas of expertise, we would be pleased to provide a referral to one of our trusted peers.