Daniel Downe, QC
1985 - Alberta Bar
2017 - Distinguished - Peer Rated for High Professional Achievement
2014 - 2017 - Best Lawyers International
2011-2016 - Repeatedly Recommended
Dan Downe's primary area of practice is insurance litigation. Dan has appeared before all levels of Court in Alberta and before administrative tribunals including coroner’s inquests and fatality inquiries. He has assisted clients with various forms of alternate dispute resolution, including private mediation, judicial mediation and arbitration.
Dan has provided advice and representation to insurers in relation to motor vehicle, property and commercial general liability and professional liability policies, including defence of insureds, pursuit of subrogated claims, coverage opinions and defence of coverage actions. Dan acts regularly for various self insured professional organizations and disability insurers. He has extensive experience with all aspects of errors and omissions insurance. He has also participated as a speaker for various insurance and risk management seminars on behalf of and for clients.
Dan received his Queen's Counsel designation in 2010.