Jean van der Lee, QC
1984 - Alberta Bar
2017 - Distinguished - Peer Rated for High Professional Achievement
2016 - Lexpert Ranked Lawyer - Consistently Recommended, Construction Law
2014 - Lexpert™/American Lawyer Guide To The Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
2014 - Canadian Legal Lexpert™ Directory, Most Frequently Recommended, Construction Law
2014 - Who's Who Legal Canada, Construction Law
2013 and 2017 - Best Lawyers - Construction Law "Lawyer of the Year” in Canada
2013 - Lexpert™/American Lawyer Guide To The Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
2013 - Who's Who Legal Canada, Construction Law
2013 - Canadian Legal Lexpert™ Directory, Most Frequently Recommended, Construction Law
2006 - 2017 - Best Lawyers
Jean van der Lee practices in the area of civil litigation with particular emphasis on construction and insurance law, focusing on commercial construction, surety and fidelity claims. She has been a partner of Field Law since 1990 and has extensive trial experience. Jean has represented insurance companies and major engineering and construction companies in significant multi-party litigation and has been involved in local arbitration proceedings as well as proceedings under the International Commercial Arbitration Act and the American Arbitration Association Rules for Construction Disputes - Large Complex Cases.
As a complement to her civil litigation practice, Jean has developed and presented seminars for the Calgary Construction Association and Insurance Institute of Canada and has been a guest lecturer for a number of years on construction and surety matters at the University of Calgary, Faculty of Continuing Education and Faculty of Engineering. Jean has been Instructor of Contract Law and Documents, Construction Administration Certificate Program, Faculty of Continuing Education at the University of Calgary.
Jean is listed as a leading construction lawyer in Lexpert, International Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers, Who's Who Legal Canada, Best Lawyers in Canada - Construction Law, and Lexpert/American Lawyer - Guide to Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. Jean was recognized by Best Lawyers as the Lawyer of the Year in Construction Law for 2013 and 2017 in Calgary, AB.