Stephen Carter-Edwards is a partner in Gowling WLG's Calgary office. A hybrid litigator and solicitor, Stephen practises in the areas of commercial litigation and contract drafting. His litigation practice focuses on builders' liens, surety, insurance, bidding, delay claims and other construction disputes, defending claims, and civil enforcement. His solicitor’s practice involves drafting owner-consultant agreements and various other construction contracts depending on the construction delivery model. Prior to his legal career, Stephen had a successful engineering consulting practice. Known for being reliable, his attention to detail and applying creative approaches to the dispute resolution process, Stephen has appeared before all levels of court in Alberta as well as the British Columbia Supreme Court and the Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench. He has also been involved in several mediations and arbitrations. He has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada since 2019.