Field Law, a western and northern regional law firm, is excited to announce the launch of its 5th annual Field Law Community Fund Program (the Program). The Program supports local initiatives and causes within communities in Northern and Southern Alberta and the Northwest Territories. In 2017, the Program will donate $75,000 across all three regions....
Taking Off: Drone Law in Canada
What You Need to Know to (Legally) Operate a Drone
Did you know that people operating drones are considered pilots of aircraft? Or that the Canadian drone market is estimated to be worth between $100-$260 million by 2024? How about the fact that more than 300 Canadian companies fall within the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle sector?...
June 15, 2017
"Fiduciary Duty" as an Ingredient of the Pension "Mélange"
For over 80 years, Field Law has been a leader in education law. We represent the University of Alberta and the Alberta Teachers’ Association, and provide legal services to many universities and colleges.
Field Law is a founding member of the Canadian Association of University Solicitors (CAUS) and has a leadership role in the Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education (CAPSLE).
With the largest education law practice group in Alberta, Field Law is experienced in advising public institutions about the complex governance, regulatory, and administrative environment in which advanced education is delivered. We understand the demands of public accountability, transparency, and institutional integrity that are essential to the operation of universities and colleges.
Clients rely on our advice for legislative compliance, including the operation of the Post-Secondary Learning Act, and we offer an online legislative monitoring service for all Alberta post-secondary institutions.
Universities and colleges navigate many settings and rely on our assistance in numerous areas including: