Nielsen Beatty

Nielsen Beatty is an Associate at Grey Wowk Spencer’s Calgary office. He was born and raised in Calgary but has lived throughout Canada due to his time in the Canadian Armed Forces. Prior to going into law, Nielsen served for 8½ years in the Canadian Army with the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry and Calgary Highlanders. He retired at the rank of Captain in 2018.

Nielsen holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) and Juris Doctor (Law) from the University of Calgary. At the University of Calgary, he was actively involved in the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, receiving a scholarship for his efforts in 2020. Nielsen also volunteered for 2 years with Student Legal Assistance, providing legal assistance in criminal matters to those in need.

“I was ecstatic to come work at Grey Wowk Spencer and join the experienced team of lawyers that value the importance of the legal system to help those in need. The team at Grey Wowk Spencer are fantastic, and work diligently to ensure an excellent work product is provided to their clients.”

 

Nielsen has experience in civil litigation and corporate law. His civil litigation experience includes commercial litigation, medical negligence, and oil and gas regulatory matters. His corporate experience includes corporate governance, incorporations and general start-up advice, non-profits, and commercial transactions. Nielsen was the Corporate Secretary for a major Canadian global and national affairs thinktank.

In his free time, Nielsen can be found fly fishing on one of many rivers Alberta has to offer, including the Oldman, Highwood and Bow. He plays on two hockey teams in Calgary, and is an avid golfer.

Vaccination as a Requirement for an Organ Transplant…Doctor’s Decisions are not Government Decisions (Lewis v Alberta Health Services, 2022 ABCA 359)

December 1st, 2022|Comments Off on Vaccination as a Requirement for an Organ Transplant…Doctor’s Decisions are not Government Decisions (Lewis v Alberta Health Services, 2022 ABCA 359)

Background Facts: This Alberta Court of Appeal (“ABCA”) case involved a Plaintiff that suffered from a progressive and debilitating condition that required an organ transplant. As the ABCA stated, it was a virtual certainty she [...]