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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?...


February 2017
Sandra Corbett, QC Awarded DRI Mary Massaron Award for the Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession

Field Law would like to congratulate Sandra Corbett on her selection as this year’s recipient of the DRI Mary Massaron Award for the Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession....


January 2017
Field Law Relocates Calgary and Edmonton Offices
Law firm accommodates growth of regional practice groups

Field Law has relocated offices in Calgary and Edmonton. Growth, diversification of services and expansion in strategic areas, including energy, are the key drivers of the office moves....


Upcoming Presentations


April 4, 2017
The Dollars and Sense of Safety
Banff

Steve Eichler


April 4, 2017
Safety Culture: Even Sentencing Judges Talk About It
Banff

Steve Eichler


Modern police services operate in a constantly evolving social, political, and legal environment and face evolving legal needs and challenges as a result. The lawyers in our group constantly monitor new developments in policing and police law so that we can provide advice that anticipates and avoids legal problems. Field Law services include:

  • Representing chiefs of police and sworn members in LERB proceedings;
  • Defending civil claims brought against police services and their members;
  • Court applications for third-party records held by police services;
  • Representing police services before provincial boards of inquiry;
  • Preparing and reviewing internal policies and procedures;
  • Representing police management in the context of labour disputes; and,
  • Interpreting and providing advice on federal and provincial legislation that affects policing.

Field Law has represented major municipal police services before all levels of Court, as well as LERB panels and human rights tribunals. We also keep our clients proactively informed of developments in the area of police law through our newsletter, "Field Law Files", and through individualized seminars and presentations that are tailored to address specific problems and requests.