Jennie Buchanan has a general commercial litigation practice, with a focus on commercial arbitration, employment, and property tax assessment complaints.
With respect to her commercial arbitration practice, Jennie assists clients involved in complex construction disputes, both domestically and internationally, with a particular emphasis on energy projects.
In regard to her employment practice, Jennie advises clients with respect to all employment matters. She regularly represents employers in wrongful dismissal disputes, achieving expeditious and cost-effective resolutions. Jennie also assists and represents clients with administrative hearings before property tax assessment review boards and with related judicial review applications. Her experience in this area has allowed Jennie to develop a comprehensive understanding of property appraisal principles, and develop administrative law expertise.
Jennie has appeared before all levels of court in Alberta.
Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Jennie was litigation counsel for the Enforcement Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission working on securities law matters.
In addition to serving clients of Bennett Jones, Jennie provides pro bono legal services to the young women at Louise Dean Centre.