Chase’s practice is focused on construction litigation and commercial litigation where he regularly advises clients in complex litigation and arbitration matters.
Chase has extensive experience in construction disputes where he has acted for owners, contractors, subtrades and suppliers in industrial and commercial construction and infrastructure projects, including power generation facilities, pipelines, refineries and mining. His construction dispute experience includes numerous arbitration and litigation matters involving construction performance claims, delays, deficiencies, change claims, extras, cost-overruns, scope disputes and lien claims.
In his commercial litigation practice, Chase has advised clients in a wide range of legal disputes including contractual disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, debt recovery and other commercial matters.
In addition, Chase has experience drafting and negotiating construction and infrastructure contracts.
Chase has appeared in the Court of King's Bench, Court of Justice, and has successfully represented clients in arbitrations, negotiations and mediations.
A graduate of the University of Alberta’s faculty of law with distinction, Chase previously practiced in the litigation department of a Western Canadian law firm prior to joining Rose LLP.
### PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
- Committee Member, Young Advocates Standing Committee of The Advocates' Society
- Member, The Law Society of Alberta
- Member, The Advocates' Society
- Member, The Canadian Bar Association
- Member, Construction Law Section, Canadian Bar Association
### REPRESENTATIVE WORK
- Counsel on team representing an owner and operator of a carbon capture facility in a major construction arbitration relating to the construction of the facility and involving massive deficiency and delay claims.
- Counsel on team representing an owner of a large pipeline construction project in an arbitration with contractor involving significant delay claims, cost overrun claims, and change disputes.
- Counsel on team for the owner of a clean energy infrastructure project in a construction arbitration with EPC contractor involving delay and cost overrun claims arising from construction.
- Represented a pipeline contractor on natural gas pipeline project in a dispute with owner over significant change claims.
- Associate counsel on behalf of owner of an oil sands project in a dispute with contractor relating to change claims.
- Associate counsel for owner in a dispute with contractor relating to change and delay claims on an oil sands mine project.
- Counsel on team representing an owner of a senior care facility in a multi-party litigation involving major deficiencies and resulting business losses.
- Represented an owner of two large residential construction projects in a multi-party litigation dispute with contractors, designers, architects and engineers involving cost overrun and deficiency claims.
### PUBLICATIONS AND APPEARANCES
- Presenter, Prompt Payment and Adjudication: the Ontario Experience Foreshadowing What's in Store for Alberta? Canadian Bar Association, Construction Law (South)
- Co-author, Canada's Supreme Court Narrows Banks' Legal Defense to Check Fraud, Journal of Corporate Renewal
### RECOGNITION AND AWARDS
- Canadian Energy Law Foundation Prize, 2017, University of Alberta Faculty of Law
- Dean’s List Achievement, University of Alberta Faculty of Law
- First Class Standing, University of Alberta Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Law Scholarship, University of Alberta Faculty of Law
- Academic Gold Prize, Silver Scholarship, and Dean's List, University of Regina