Sean S. Smyth, QC
Regional Managing Partner

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

421 7th Avenue SW, Suite 4000
Calgary, AB T2P 4K9
Phone: (403) 260-3698
Fax: (403) 260-3501
E-mail: ssmyth@mccarthy.ca
 
 
 

Litigation partner and managing partner of the firm’s Alberta Region. Has appeared before all levels of courts in Alberta; the superior courts of Ontario, British Columbia and Saskatchewan; the Federal Court of Canada; the Supreme Court of Canada; and a variety of regulatory, disciplinary and arbitral tribunals. Represents clients from numerous industry groups, including oil & natural gas; transportation; pharmaceuticals; agro-sciences; telecommunications; manufacturing; and real estate. Has litigated matters involving commercial contracts; shareholders’ rights; directors’ liabilities; securities; real estate transactions; product liability; intellectual property; class actions; as well as other matters related to corporate law, commercial transactions and commerce. Frequently called upon by clients to provide opinions on contractual provisions; tort and equitable obligations; statutory interpretation and constitutional matters; and provides advice in contract negotiations, and mergers & acquisition transactions. Ranked as a leader in dispute resolution by Chambers Global since 2011 and in class action defences in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory since 2013. Admitted to the Alberta Bar in 1994 and the Law Society of England & Wales in 1997. Appointed Queen's Counsel in 2016.


Year Called to the Bar:1994 (AB); 1997 (England & Wales)
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