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William B. Hembroff

Partner

Litigation, Mediation and Alternate Dispute Resolution Lawyer at Bennett Jones Edmonton

T: 780.917.5241

Will Hembroff assists his clients with the resolution of commercial and civil disputes through litigation, mediation and alternate dispute resolution measures. He appears at all levels of Court in Alberta and has extensive Court of Appeal and civil jury trial experience. He has represented clients on leave applications at the Supreme Court of Canada. Will appears regularly before administrative tribunals to assist professionals (including physicians, lawyers and pharmacists) with complaint and disciplinary matters.

Will's practice is focused on commercial litigation and on business restructuring and insolvency. He deals with a broad range of insolvency matters for debtor and creditor companies, and with contract and shareholder disputes, commercial leases and landlord-tenant disputes, construction law cases and employment matters.

Will is an experienced insurance litigator and knows how insurance companies work. He will effectively negotiate with insurers to obtain coverage for his clients when coverage is unfairly denied, and he will litigate when necessary. He provides expert insurance coverage opinions and advice on all types of insurance policies, including those related to personal insurance (property, auto, disability, travel and life), and commercial insurance (CGL, D&O, and Professional Liability or E&O).

Will is also called on occasion to assist clients in the efficient resolution of catastrophic injury and fatality claims, and he practices health law, defending physicians in medical malpractice cases.

Will gives regular presentations on topics related to his practice.

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  • Pipeworx Ltd., a widely held private business (with operations in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba), in connection with the sale of all of the shares in the capital of Pipeworx Ltd. to PLH Group, Inc. (a US-based portfolio company of Energy Capital Partners (being a US private equity firm)), by way of an exempt take-over bid

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