Gavin Price

Gavin Price

Contact Information

Principal Practice Areas

  • Corporate and commercial litigation
  • Commercial class actions
  • Shareholder disputes, including dissenting shareholder actions and oppression claims
  • Oil and gas litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • Securities / Regulatory representation, including representing parties before the Alberta Securities Commission and IIROC
  • Serious Personal Injury Claims
  • Fatality claims

Gavin received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (Zoology) from the University of Calgary in 1997. He then attended the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary, graduating in 2001. Upon graduation, Gavin clerked at the Court of Appeal and the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta. Following his clerkship, Gavin completed his articles at the Calgary offices of a large national law firm, practicing in securities and regulatory matters. He was called to the Alberta Bar in 2002. Gavin joined JSS Barristers in 2003, commencing a full time litigation practice, and became a Partner in 2010. Gavin is currently the firm's Managing Partner and has served on the firm's Executive Committee for over four years.

Gavin's practice includes class actions, corporate litigation, commercial litigation, professional negligence claims and defending parties in administrative proceedings. He has appeared before the Provincial Court of Alberta, the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta, the Alberta Court of Appeal, IIROC and the Alberta Securities Commission.

Gavin's current work includes class actions involving: investor losses; securities misrepresentations; and automobiles. Gavin's recent experience has also included representing affected shareholders in the Class proceedings and ongoing CCAA process involving the collapse of Poseidon Concepts Corp. as well as representing Plaintiffs in a large medical negligence claim. He has represented lawyers on more than 60 negligence claims and continues to represent several defendant professionals in other ongoing negligence cases.

In his spare time, Gavin enjoys hiking and skiing. Gavin also volunteers at the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary, including with the mooting and debating program and recently volunteered as a Judge in the Canadian Round of the Jessup International Moot Competition. Gavin has also served on various community boards, including Calgary Legal Guidance, the Resicare Society (Resicare provides community based support for people with disabilities) and the Progressive Alternatives Society of Calgary (PASC seeks to provide independence, community inclusion and quality of life for people with disabilities).

Please contact Gavin Price at priceg [at] jssbarristers [dot] ca if you are interested in receiving a copy of any of the following:
  • Presenter at the Legal Education Society of Alberta Conference on the Alberta Rules of Court, specifically "Recent Case Law Considering Part 4 - Managing Litigation" (November 7, 2012 in Calgary and November 29, 2012 in Edmonton)
  • Speaker at the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association "Traumatic Brain Injuries Seminar", on the topic of "Working up a Traumatic Brain Injury Case" (March 13, 2009 in Edmonton)
  • Speaker at the Lorman Education Services conference "Collection Law in Alberta: The Good, the Bad and the Profitable", on the topic of "Pre-judgment Remedies in Civil Claims" (2008 and 2009)
  • Presenter at the Legal Education Society of Alberta and The Advocates’ Society conference on "Evidence for Litigators" (November 13, 2007 in Edmonton)