Brian J. Curial
Biographie( Disponible en anglais seulement ) Brian Curial is a corporate commercial Lawyer, and Partner in the Edmonton office of Miller Thomson.
Brian's law practice has an emphasis on assisting both public and private sector clients as a trusted advisor with strategic initiatives, general legal advice, litigation management, risk management, negotiating and drafting agreements, and general corporate/commercial advice respecting the activities his clients engage in.
Brian's practice focuses on advising his clients on a diverse range of legal issues they face and providing them with professional advice in the operation and governance of their organizations and in advocating on their behalf before government and administrative tribunals. He regularly advises his clients on a large variety of corporate, commercial and regulatory issues including governance, succession planning, acquisitions and dispositions, non-profit law, real estate, regulatory compliance, policy development, financing, leasing, contracts, confidentiality, privacy and freedom of information.
Brian is a senior member of Miller Thomson’s National Health Industry Practice Group, one of the largest groups of health law advisors in Canada. He acts as general counsel to a number of professional colleges and associations and is actively involved with several professions under the Health Professions Act. Brian has assisted a number of health professions in obtaining free-standing legislation during his career, as well as pursuing a number of initiatives for professional associations under the Professional and Occupational Associations Registration Act.
Prior to his legal career, Brian worked for over a decade in the real estate, finance and land development industries. Brian has published in trade journals and regularly presents articles on professional liability and professional conduct. In addition, Brian has lectured in the area of professional responsibility at the University of Alberta Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and also to various professional and regulatory colleges.
Brian strives to provide pragmatic advice and offer effective solutions to his clients.
- LL.B., University of Alberta, 1986
- B.A. program, University of Alberta, 1983
- Applied Land Use Planning, University of Alberta, 1981
- Accounting and Financial Administration, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, 1975
- Vice Chair, Athabasca University Governing Council
- Executive Committee Member of Athabasca University Governing Council
- Director, Skeleton Lake Stewardship Association
- Former Chair, Governance Committee, Athabasca University
- Former Chair, BBB of Central and Northern Alberta
- Former Director, Canadian Council of BBB’s
- Past President, Whitemud Creek Homeowners Association
- Coach, Minor Hockey & Soccer Edmonton
- Committee Member, Derrick Golf & Winter Club
- Member, Law Society of Alberta
- Member, the Canadian Bar Association, Health Law subsection and Administrative Law subsection
- Council on Licensure, Enforcement & Regulation
- Member, Foundation of Administrative Justice
- I'm Sorry (Please Don't Sue Me), The CAP Monitor (College of Alberta Psychologists Newsletter), 2010
- Alberta Lobbyists Act, Bulletin organismes de bienfaisance et à but non lucratif, October 2009
Principaux domaines de pratiques
- Audiences en matière d'éthique professionnelle
Admission au Barreau
- Alberta Bar, 1987