Published On: June 12, 2024

Please join us in congratulating Paul Chiswell on his appointment as Chair of the Alberta Law Foundation Board of Directors.

Paul joined the Alberta Law Foundation Board of Directors in 2019 as the non-Bencher member appointee of the Law Society of Alberta. The Law Society renewed his appointment in February 2021 and again in February 2024.

A Partner at the law firm of Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP in Calgary, Paul’s practice focuses on complex, high-stakes corporate and commercial litigation. He has appeared before trial and appellate courts in Alberta and British Columbia and the Supreme Court of Canada, and other tribunals, including the Alberta Securities Commission and the Law Society of Alberta.

In addition to his director position at the Foundation, Paul is an active volunteer serving as a Chair of the board of directors of the Calgary Marathon Society (Run Calgary). He previously served as a member of both the University of Alberta’s Senate and Board of Governors, and as a director of Vertigo Theatre and the Lifesaving Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories.

He is an avid runner and cyclist.

Paul holds a BComm and LLB, both from the University of Alberta and a BCL from the University of Oxford. He clerked at the Court of Appeal of Alberta.

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