Christopher P. Knight
Knight Litigation

800 - 350 7 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3N9, Canada
Phone: 888-486-3471
Fax: 888-789-8036
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech

A Model Collections Process under the Builders’ Lien Act

The Builders’ Lien Act provides a very powerful collections remedy to businesses that provide materials, rentals, or labour on construction projects. A builders’ lien arises automatically the instant that labour, materials or…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law

Transportation Update: New West Partnership Trade Agreement and Distracted Driving Laws

This update discusses two changes to laws that may affect your business: • Regulation of commercial vehicle registration; and • Distracted Driving laws that become effective September 1, 2011…more
 /  Transportation

The Costs of Civil Litigation

One of the most poignant lessons I recall from law school is that “civil litigation will cost much more, and take much longer, than your client ever expects.” That advice, which originated from an experienced civil trial lawyer,…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Civil Rights

NORDREG now Mandatory Within the Northwest Passage

Although the Northwest Passage is generally inaccessible to all but the most ice-capable vessels, in recent years, the navigable ice-free season in Canada’s Arctic has become more pronounced. The current 2010 ice-free season has…more
 /  Transportation

What Makes Standard Terms and Conditions Enforceable?

The enforcement of Standard Terms and Conditions is important, especially when involving “limitation” and "exclusion” clauses that mitigate the risks of doing business. A volume-based equipment vendor, for example, will rarely…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law
Tirion Properties Ltd. v. Safety Codes Council

Tirion Properties Ltd. v. Safety Codes Council, 2008 ABQB 549

A recent decision of the Alberta Court of Queen's bench has provided much-needed clarification on the powers of Safety Codes Officers under the Safety Codes Act, R.S.A. 2000 c. S-1 (the "SCA"). The SCA was first enacted in 1991…more
 /  Administrative Law, Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law, Real Estate - Residential
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