Allyson practices in all areas of corporate/commercial litigation and dispute resolution. She has experience advising clients from a wide range of industries, with a special focus advising clients on matters concerning construction litigation, builders' liens, securities litigation, and banking litigation. Allyson has appeared before the Provincial Court of Alberta, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, the Alberta Court of Appeal, and the Federal Court of Canada. In securities matters, she has appeared before the Alberta Securities Commission.
While at Blakes, Allyson participated in a six-month secondment to a large Canadian bank where she managed litigation for the bank's capital markets and wealth management businesses. During her secondment, Allyson regularly advised the business on a variety of securities related matters including compliance and regulatory issues. Allyson's time in-house has given her a unique perspective dedicated to providing practical advice and creative solutions to her clients.
Allyson is also the co-author on the leading legal text on builders' liens in Alberta, Builders' Liens in Alberta: Procedure, Law and the Annotated Act, 5th Edition, published annually by Carswell Thomson Reuters.