Sean M. Kelly is a Senior Associate in the Construction and Infrastructure and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups. He maintains a general litigation practice with a focus on complex commercial disputes and construction-related litigation.

Sean has appeared before the Alberta Provincial Court, Court of Queen’s Bench, and the Court of Appeal, and has served as counsel in private domestic and international commercial arbitrations. Prior to joining the firm, Sean practiced in the areas of commercial and construction litigation at another national law firm, served as bilingual legal counsel to the Alberta Court of Appeal, and clerked for the Hon. Louis LeBel, Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Sean has advised and acted for clients in disputes relating to joint ventures, product liability, public infrastructure projects, industrial infrastructure, public transportation, delay and scheduling claims, and the enforcement of foreign judgments and foreign arbitral awards. He has acted for petrochemical companies, owners and general contractors, EPCs, mining companies, and a utilities company. Sean has also consulted in the drafting of contractual provisions related to liquidated, excluded, consequential and/or indirect damages.

As an advisor and counsel, Sean enjoys helping his clients develop and grow their businesses not only through effective advocacy at every stage of the litigation process, but also by providing guidance in the drafting of contracts and in the resolution and settlement of disputes short of litigation.

Learn More About Construction and Infrastructure Law

We are a preeminent Canadian construction and infrastructure law firm. Our peers and clients recognize our lawyers as the best in the construction industry.