Anthony L. Friend, QC

Bennett Jones LLP

855 2nd St SW, Suite 4500, Bankers Hall E
Calgary, AB T2P 4K7
Phone: (403) 298-3182
Fax: (403) 265-7219

Partner in the litigation group, practising in the areas of commercial, securities and class action litigation; defence of medical malpractice claims; corporate arrangements; and oil & gas industry disputes. Has acted as counsel in numerous securities commission and other regulatory proceedings, and in over 85 corporate arrangements and restructurings, including Eagle Energy Trust, Talisman Energy, Flint Energy, Gateway Casinos, EnCana Corporation, Korea National Oil Company, Western Oil Sands, TCPL/Nova Corporation, Trizec, Canadian Airlines, TELUS and Dome/Amoco. Has appeared at all court levels in Alberta, the Supreme Court of Canada and before numerous Alberta and Canadian regulatory boards and agencies, including securities commissions, the Alberta Municipal Government Board and the Alberta College of Physicians & Surgeons. Bencher of the Law Society of Alberta, 1995–2002, and member of the LSA Executive Committee, 1998–2002. Chair of the Alberta Law Foundation, 1995–2002, and Director of VIA Rail Canada Inc., 1995–2005. Called to the Alberta Bar in 1978. Appointed QC in 1996.

Year Called to the Bar:1977 (AB)
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Medical Negligence - Represents Defendants
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Litigation - Corporate Commercial