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Grant N. Stapon Q.C.

Partner, Co-Head of Commercial Litigation

Corporate/Commercial, IP, Securities, Media and Oil & Gas Litigation Lawyer at Bennett Jones Calgary

T: 403.298.3204

Grant Stapon is the head of the commercial litigation group in the firm's Calgary office. He acts for energy companies, insurance companies, media organizations, tech companies, individual executives and the Calgary Police Service.

Grant is experienced in corporate/commercial, intellectual property, securities, media, oil and gas, insurance, environmental, occupational health and safety litigation and arbitration. He also has an employment and labour law practice. Grant advises several public company boards on governance issues, and has appeared before various boards, courts and tribunals in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Newfoundland.

Grant has over 100 reported decisions from various courts and tribunals. He sits on several corporate boards and he has lectured and written on the law frequently. He is also a member of various community and charitable organizations.

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  • EnCana Corporation, which had an enterprise value of approximately US$50 billion, in connection with its division into two independent publicly traded companies - one new EnCana Corporation, an unconventional natural gas company and the other Cenovus Energy Inc. an integrated oil company.
  • Acted for successful party in a multi-million-dollar expedited arbitration involving a significant recreational resort property in the interior of British Columbia with the arbitration involving a consideration of construction delay claims as well as First Nations issues.
  • Acted for the Personal Representatives of the Estate of Mr. Phillips, in connection with a contest over the ownership of shares of the estate, related legal costs, and enforcement measures. Phillips v. Phillips, 2005 ABQB 556

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Recent Recognitions

  • LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell

    Grant N. Stapon Q.C., received a BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating
  • 2017, Legal Media Group Benchmark Litigation: Canada

    Grant N. Stapon Q.C., recognized as a litigation star in the areas of energy and natural resources, general commercial, intellectual property and securities
  • 2016, Best Lawyers in Canada

    Grant N. Stapon Q.C., recognized as one of Canada's leading alternative dispute resolution lawyers

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