Regulatory, Criminal & Public Law

Regulatory, Criminal & Public Law encompasses a wide variety of issues before courts, tribunals and boards involving Crown and government entities. Since the firm's founding over 50 years ago, Walsh LLP has a long history working with people and businesses in these areas, including:

  • All Criminal Code matters
  • Fraud and white collar regulatory and criminal matters
  • Alberta Securities Commission and Securities offences
  • Competition Act offences
  • Income Tax Act offences
  • Fair Trading Act offences
  • Proceeds of Crime and Forfeiture matters
  • Alberta Surface Rights Board Matters
  • Occupational Health and Safety matters
  • Safety Code and Building Code offences
  • Environmental Protection Act offences
  • Wildlife and Hunting offences
  • Child Protection and Child Welfare Parental Defence
  • Professional disciplinary proceedings, including matters before all bodies established under the Health Profession Act and before the Mutual Funds Dealers Association, Institute of Charter Accountants, Law Society, APEGA, Real Estate Council of Alberta, and other professional regulatory bodies
  • University and College disciplinary and academic proceedings
  • Driving offences, including impaired driving
  • Traffic Safety and Commercial Transportation matters
  • Constitutional and Charter challenges and all matters relating to constitutional and civil rights
  • Any other matters before provincial or federal administrative boards or tribunals

Violations of the Criminal Code and other regulations carry serious consequences for individuals and businesses. If you have a Regulatory, Criminal or Public Law question related to these matters, a member of our Regulatory, Criminal & Public Law Group would be pleased to discuss your options and provide you with the practical legal advice necessary for a proper defence and handling of the matter.

The Regulatory, Criminal & Public Law Group represents clients throughout Southern Alberta, including in: Calgary, Okotoks, Canmore/Banff, Cochrane, Airdrie, Didsbury, High River, Olds, Turner Valley, Claresholm, Nanton, Strathmore, Chestermere, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Fort MacLeod, Pincher Creek, Carstairs, Drayton Valley, and Rocky Mountai n House.