PUBLIC SECTOR LITIGATION, LIABILITY & DEFENSE
Brownlee LLP advises clients dealing with the many issues that uniquely arise in the Public Sector. Whether a Public Sector client requires Brownlee to act as an advisor or as an experienced litigator, they can rest assured knowing that our lawyers will capably handle all arising issues in a timely, practical and proactive manner. Brownlee appears on behalf of the Province of Alberta, municipalities and other public sector entities with respect to:

  • litigation, including the defence of non-insured claims
  • advancing claims for damages, expenses and costs incurred due to the negligence or statutory breaches of others
Brownlee’s lawyers have a depth and breadth of experience in Public Sector litigation that is difficult to match. Whatever their litigation needs, clients benefit from the diversity and experience of Brownlee’s related and knowledgeable practice groups. Specific types of litigation we engage in can involve, but are not limited to:

  • roadway construction and repair
  • other types of construction
  • flooding
  • property assessment and taxes
  • planning and development
  • nuisance and negligence actions
ADVISING THE PUBLIC SECTOR
Brownlee encourages clients to be proactive by taking steps that will help them avoid litigation and claims. To that end, we advise our public sector clients, particularly when they are embarking on new projects, regarding:

  • risk management
  • how to avoid liability
PRACTICE TEAM