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Nicholas Lo

Meet Nicholas

Nicholas Lo, Associate

COMMERCIAL AND GENERAL LITIGATION

Nick’s practice encompasses a broad spectrum of general litigation with a specific focus on employment law. He has frequently provided counsel to and acted for employees in relation to terminations, constructive dismissal, severance packages and non-solicit and non-compete clauses. As an advocate for employees, he appreciates his clients’ circumstances and strives to minimize their costs, provide practical and timely solutions while maximizing their recovery from employers.

In addition to his legal credentials, Nick is attuned to the realities of business. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a focus in Risk Management and Insurance, and has worked within the insurance industry and closely with small business throughout his career.

Nick has appeared before the Provincial Court and the Court of Queen’s Bench in Alberta.

Practice Area

Commercial and General Litigation

Employment

  • Counsel for both employees and employers
  • Terminations with cause, without cause, and constructive dismissals
  • Severance packages review
  • Enforceability of non-solicit and non-compete clauses

Corporate/Commercial

  • Commercial contracts
  • Governance disputes related to shareholders, corporate and not-for-profits
  • Corporate defamation

Securities

  • Fraud and negligence disputes related to professional investment advisors
  • Fraud dealing with publically-traded securities
  • Compliance with the Alberta Securities Commission

Judgment Enforcement

  • Remedies related to the Civil Enforcement Act
  • Fraudulent preference actions
  • Extra-territorial
  • Mareva injunctions
  • Bankruptcy and creditor’s rights

Real Estate

  • Latent defect
  • Condominium and co-operative housing
  • Builders’ Liens and other contractor disputes
  • Commercial and residential tenancy disputes

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Bar Admission
Alberta, 2015

Education
Thompson Rivers University, JD, 2014
University of Calgary, BComm (concentration in Risk Management and Insurance), 2009

Professional Associations
Member, Law Society of Alberta
Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (Western)

Other Languages
Cantonese (conversationally fluent)

Community Involvement
Calgary Legal Guidance, volunteer lawyer

Contact
D 403 705 2081
nlo@pelletierlitigation.ca

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