Leader of the energy litigation practice group, Bruce
Mellett's commercial litigation practice includes experience in energy related
disputes, insurance issues, professional liability and construction matters.
Among the areas where Bruce has provided advice are contract disputes involving
royalty issues, ROFR clauses and product liability issues.
extensive experience involving appeal and judicial review cases in the Alberta
and Federal Courts, including matters involving aboriginal consultation issues.
Bruce has also appeared before the Alberta Utilities Commission and the National
Energy Board, and on appeals from these tribunals.
In addition to
litigating disputes in the court system, his experience includes arbitration
matters involving large insurance and business interruption claims, construction
issues, and gas markets issues.
Bruce also provides advice to physicians
on medical legal matters including litigation, complaints before the College of
Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and fee billing disputes.
joining Bennett Jones, Bruce served as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of
- Acted for developer in dispute over soil conditions and reporting.
- Conducted multiple reviews of insurance liability and indemnity provisions for EPC Agreements for utility and energy companies.
- Provided advice on insurance coverage dispute arising from fire at large facility during course of construction.
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