John Cassell maintains a general commercial civil litigation practice with a particular focus on insolvency and restructuring, construction, and commercial landlord-tenant related claims.
Mr. Cassell also has experience advising clients on all aspects of privacy law including: access to information requests, complaints and proceedings before the Privacy Commissioner of Alberta, privacy breaches involving the disclosure of personal information and advising on legislative and regulatory compliance issues.
LL.B., University of Calgary, 2010
B.A., University of Calgary, 2005
Rankings and recognitions
- Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, Canadian National Qualifying Tournament, Top Oralist, Championship Round A, 2009
- Class of 91’ Law Bursary, 2009
- Jason Lang Scholarship, 2009
- Joseph P. & Victoria M. McCaffery Law Bursary, 2008
- Corporate Policies for Internet & Technology Use in the Workplace (co-author), Alberta Law Conference, 2012.
- Investigations to Support Just Cause Dismissals - Best Practices and Common Pitfalls (co-author).
Memberships and activities
- Canadian Bar Association
- Law Society of Alberta
- Pro Bono Students Canada, 2007-2008
On September 2, 2017, the Government of Canada published proposed new regulations (Regulations) in the Canada Gazette, which set out specifics regarding the mandatory data breach reporting requirements (PIPEDA Amendments) under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)..
September 12, 2017