Ciara Mackey helps clients navigate their most complex litigation and contractual disputes by providing practical advice and compelling advocacy, legal research, and writing skills.
Ciara’s practice focuses on commercial and energy litigation, and she is regularly involved in disputes relating to breach of contract, professional negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud recovery, defamation, and intellectual property rights. She 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, she 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 joining Bennett Jones, Ciara served as a law clerk to the Court of Appeal of Alberta.