Prior to starting Sandquist Law & Construction Project Consulting, Corey practiced law with an international law firm and then in-house for the largest publicly traded Canadian construction company. Corey has extensive experience throughout the project lifecycle with mining, pipeline construction, heavy industrial and oil sands infrastructure, cogeneration facilities and transportation infrastructure projects. In addition , Corey has experience in employment standards and wrongful dismissal suits, builder's liens, construction litigation, commercial litigation, occupational health and safety law, security services law and municipal law. Corey has appeared at all levels of the Alberta Courts.
Publications and Community
Corey grew up in Northern Alberta and moved to Edmonton to complete a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in finance and graduating "with honours" at the University of Alberta in 2005. Corey completed his LLB at the University of Alberta in 2008 and was called to the Alberta Bar in 2009. Corey has completed the Osgoode University Certificate in Mining Law and completed a leadership and future executive development course at the Ivey School of Business in London, Ontario. In addition, Corey is involved in the industry and has done presentations that include:
Anticipating Project Disputes, Corey Sandquist, appeared in the Lawyer's Weekly, September 16, 2016.
Protecting Your Business From Onerous Contracts, Corey Sandquist, Mechanical Contractor's Association of Alberta, October 21, 2015 presentation.
Corey founded the Western Chapter of the Construction Sector In-House Counsel Forum, an organization of construction sector in-house counsel in Western Canada that meet and discuss current issues.
Reviewing Damages, Liabilities and Indemnities for Oil & Gas Agreements, Corey Sandquist, Marcus Evans 2nd Canadian Oil and Gas Contract Management Seminar, Calgary, September 9 through 11, 2014.
Onerous “Killer Contract” Clauses, Corey Sandquist, Mechanical Contractors Association of Alberta January 21, 2013 Presentation.
Formal Contract Reviews: Best Practices and Red Flags, Corey Sandquist, Canadian Institute’s 5th Annual Managing Risk in Construction Contracts, Edmonton, November 27 & 28, 2012.
LESA: Specific Legislative Changes to Alberta Automobile Insurance, David J. Wachowich, Q.C. & Corey Sandquist: an examination of amendments and reform to the then existing Insurance Act (2008).
Corey is also an ongoing volunteer with the University of Calgary Student Legal Assistance organization.
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Andrew McLeod (Contract Counsel)
Andrew joined Sandquist Law and Construction Project Consulting in 2015 as a Student-at-Law and was called to the bar in November 2016. Now, Andrew works closely with SLCPC on a contract and research basis, assisting on certain matters and providing a cost-efficient resource for its clients.
Prior to pursuing a career in law and obtaining his Juris Doctor from the University of Manitoba, Andrew attended the University of Calgary where he earned his Bachelor of Commerce with a focus in accounting and strategic management. Andrew has extensive experience in risk management, collections, contract law, and compliance and has worked with one of Canada's largest financial institutions as well as a Western Canadian Engineering and Procurement firm. He and his partner live in Calgary, with their dog, Ella.
Publications and Community
Union and Disunion: Solidarity Forever, Andrew McLeod and Peter Bowal, Vol. 36-4 of LawNow, March 2012.