Kelsey Meyer advises and represents clients with respect to commercial litigation matters, with a particular focus on bankruptcy, insolvency, and restructuring matters. She also represents clients with respect to property tax assessment complaints.
Kelsey's practice encompasses a broad range of commercial litigation, including energy litigation, fraud litigation, product liability litigation, debtor-creditor disputes, construction, contractual disputes, professional negligence matters, environmental regulation litigation and foreclosures.
With respect to insolvency matters, Kelsey acts for creditors, debtors, and court-appointed monitors, receivers and trustees in bankruptcy in large and complex insolvencies and restructurings, including proceedings pursuant to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Canada), the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (Canada), and cross-border insolvency proceedings.
Kelsey appears before all levels of Court in Alberta and British Columbia, has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, and has appeared before the Assessment Review Board, the Alberta Energy Regulator, the Alberta Utilities Commission and the National Energy Board.
Kelsey is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Calgary Bar Association, the Turnaround Management Association, the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, the Turnaround Management Association Network of Women ("TMA Now") Global Committee and the Law Society of Alberta's Lawyer Competence Advisory Committee. Kelsey also volunteers with the Alberta Lawyers' Assistance Society (Assist).
Kelsey has presented to clients on insolvency, administrative law, and energy issues, and has authored articles regarding insolvency, administrative law and environmental matters. She has a proven track record of hard work, dedication and commitment to her clients, and she consistently works to achieve the highest standards of client service. Kelsey takes a practical approach to litigation, and advises her clients with a results-based approach, focusing on the most pragmatic, timely and cost-efficient means of achieving the clients' goals.
Kelsey has been recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a Leading Lawyer to Watch – Insolvency & Financial Restructuring – Insolvency Litigation, and in the Lexpert Guide to the Leading U.S. / Canada Cross-border Litigation Lawyers in Canada as a Litigation Lawyer to Watch.
Kelsey joined Bennett Jones as an articling student in 2002.