Brett Code

Brett has almost 25 years’ experience in corporate problem-solving, litigation, arbitration, and dispute resolution among key corporate stakeholders and between parties to commercial agreements as a senior corporate/commercial litigator.¬† He has diverse experience in arbitration and mediation with extensive recent decision-making experience as a member of various tribunals with the Law Society of Alberta as an elected Bencher.¬† Highly respected for excellent judgment, balanced decision-making, keen insight, precise and accurate contractual analysis, creative problem-solving, and irreproachable ethics and integrity.

 

Other Experience

 

Brett was born and raised in Calgary, studied and worked over a 12-year period in Ontario, Nigeria, France, and the United States, then returned to Canada in 1989. He was an Adjunct Professor of Law and Sessional Instructor at the Faculty of Law, University of Calgary for 15 years, teaching or co-teaching Corporate Law, Partnership Law, Corporate Governance, Civil Procedure, and Evidence. He has regularly taught civil procedure and ethics as part of CPLED and its predecessors since the late 1990s. In 2009, he was the winner of the Howard Tidswell Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence. Brett worked and volunteered in Nigeria in the 1980s and in Ghana in 2000 for a Canadian non-government organization, CUSO. He has also served on the Boards of Directors of local, provincial, and federal non-profit organizations.

 

 

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of Alberta

Call Date

  • Alberta, 1993

Education

  • B.A. Honours (Queen's), M.A. (Universit√© de Rennes I, France), LL.B. (McGill)