Professional Regulatory

Fair outcomes are always the goal when conducting administrative proceedings.

Bishop & McKenzie LLP delivers skillful discernment and sensitivity in handling difficult matters, and ensures proceedings are fair, effective and efficient.

This experience covers all aspects of professional discipline matters, ranging from the investigative stage, to issuance of citations, to hearings, appeals, and further appeals at Alberta Court of Appeal. We also assist our clients with the resolution of complaints in alternative measures, and take pride in running an effective and efficient discipline process.

We frequently act on behalf of:

  • professional regulatory associations, colleges and societies
  • we represent diverse professional sectors, such as lawyers, accountants, engineers, realtors and health professionals

Our lawyers remain current regarding professional discipline strategies and regulatory priorities, and trending issues that impact our clients. We continue to advise and act on unauthorized practice matters, contempt of court matters, collection of fines and costs and in judicial review applications relating to the regulation of professions. 

Our professional regulation and discipline experience:

  • representation before Discipline Committees
  • representation on appeals before Appeal Committees
  • court litigation arising from regulatory proceedings or practices
  • legal advice on professional governance, discipline issues and legislative reform
  • legal guidance as Independent Tribunal Counsel

Areas of Practice

Administrative Law

The importance of fairness in all aspects of Administrative Law cannot be overstated. Fairness in process, and fairness in the result.

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Our Lawyers in Professional Regulatory

Practice Areas

  • Professional Regulatory,
  • Administrative Law,
  • Arbitration and Mediation,
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution,
  • Employment Law

Practice Areas

  • Immigration,
  • Employment Law,
  • Administrative Law,
  • Professional Regulatory,
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution