Paul Barrette – Partner
EDUCATION: J.D. University of Alberta, 2011.
M.A. (philosophy) — University of Alberta, 2008.
B.A. (honours) — University of King’s College, 2006.
Paul Barrette is an Expropriation Lawyer. He defends landowners’ property rights in forcible takings of land by governments and industry. He has acted extensively in both land compensation and surface rights settings. He has appeared in the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, the Provincial Court, the Federal Court and before various boards and tribunals.
Paul Barrette is also a Commercial Litigation Lawyer. This area of his practice focuses on partnership, director and shareholder disputes, corporate governance issues and civil fraud. It also deals with fiduciary obligations, breach of contract, breach of trust, corporate asset recovery and debt collection.
Prior to passing the bar, he completed a Master’s degree in philosophy. He is Vice President – North of the Alberta Expropriation Association. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Edmonton Bar Association, the Alberta Expropriation Association, and is the president of a 60 unit Condominium Corporation.