Ciara Mackey has a general commercial litigation practice, with a focus on energy and civil fraud litigation. Ciara is regularly involved in disputes relating to fraud recovery, breach of fiduciary duty, defamation, and complex breach of contract claims. Ciara also represents medical professionals sued for malpractice or facing professional disciplinary matters.
Ciara has appeared before all levels of court in Alberta on civil claims and judicial review of administrative tribunal decisions, and has experience in alternative dispute resolution. In addition, Ciara has served as legal counsel to the Court of Appeal of Alberta.
During law school, Ciara was actively involved with the Health Law Institute at the University of Alberta and has published and presented on issues of health law, technology, and policy. In 2011, Ciara was awarded the George Bligh O'Connor Silver Medal in Law from the University of Alberta.
Prior to becoming an associate, Ciara served as a law clerk to the Court of Appeal of Alberta and articled with the firm.
- Representation of Wood Group Mustang (Canada) Inc. in defence of an action commenced by Canadian Natural Resources Limited, relating to the failure of an underground emulsion pipeline in 2009. Amounts claimed are in excess of $80 million. Read more
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