Sandeep Dhir, QC
2000 - Alberta Bar
2016 - Appointed Queen's Counsel
2015 - Benchmark Canada Litigation Star
2014 - Benchmark Canada Litigation Star
2013 - Benchmark Canada Litigation Star
Sandeep Dhir, QC is the Chair of the Debt Recovery and Restructuring Group in Edmonton. His practice is primarily in Commercial Litigation and Metis and First Nations law, with an emphasis in the areas of Collections, Security Enforcement, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Litigation, Commercial Lease disputes, Condominium Property Act matters and foreclosures.
He serves as Legal Counsel, partnering with several lending institutions and banks, trustees and receivers, various condominium corporations, commercial property owners and landlords, several large provincial and federally regulated corporations and a Metis Settlement.
He has represented clients before all levels of Court in Alberta, including the Court of Appeal, and various administrative boards and tribunals.
In 2010, Sandeep appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada on behalf of a Metis Settlement in a significant constitutional matter.
Sandeep assists clients addressing complex, commercial disputes. He has acted for clients involved in shareholder disputes. He has particular experience in securing assets and evidence by obtaining pre-judgment Court orders, including the appointment of an Inspector under the Business Corporations Act, Norwich Orders and Anton Pillar Orders.
Sandeep is the co-author of the Carswell textbook Collections Law in Alberta: A Practical Guide which was published in March 2012. He regularly teaches the Alberta Bar Admission/CPLED Course and has guest lectured at the University of Alberta.
Many of these commitments contributed to Sandeep’s recognition as a Benchmark "Litigation Star" by his peers in the legal profession in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
In addition to his practice, Sandeep has been a regular participant on the Edmonton AM political panel heard on CBC Radio, providing commentary on provincial and national political affairs.
He speaks the Indic languages of Punjabi, Hindi and Gujarati fluently.