Jeffrey Vallis is National Litigation Department Leader as well as a partner in both our Construction & Engineering Group and International Construction Projects Focus Group. Based in Calgary, Jeff practises construction litigation and arbitration, and is recognized as one of the leading lawyers in Canada for construction law by the foremost legal rankings publications. He acts on behalf of owners, contractors, subcontractors, lenders and sureties regarding everything from commercial disputes to oil & gas production and distribution, oil & gas facilities, heavy oil extraction, telecommunications, licensing, gas supply contracts, stock manipulation, tort litigation including product liability claims, and claims including significant property losses or personal injury arising out of alleged negligence or breach of contract, primarily in the industrial sector.
Jeff has experience before the superior courts of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, the Federal Court of Canada, and the Supreme Court of Canada, but primarily before the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta and the Alberta Court of Appeal. He has also acted as counsel in many arbitration proceedings, and has served as an arbitrator and as a mediator.