Geoff specializes in corporate and commercial litigation. He has experience advising clients from a wide range of industries, with a special focus on complex construction disputes, negligent design and manufacture litigation, financial services, litigation, and oil and gas litigation.
Geoff has significant trial, appellate, and arbitration experience. He has served as counsel before the Alberta Court of Justice, the Court of King's Bench of Alberta, the Court of Appeal of Alberta, the Federal Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal. In securities matters, he has appeared before the Alberta Securities Commission. Geoff also has experience in alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration, mediation, and judicial dispute resolution.
Prior to joining Blakes, Geoff completed articles of clerkship with the Court of Appeal of Alberta in Calgary, where he was articled to the Honourable Mr. Justice Peter Martin.