Orvel L. Currie




Direct: 403.541.5287

Main: 403.245.0111

Mailing Address

2300, 520 – 5th Avenue SW Calgary, AB , Canada T2P 3R7


Managing Partner (National)

Orvel Currie practices throughout Western Canada (Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta) in the areas of corporate commercial law, complex tax planning, Municipal law including governance, land development, environmental and energy initiatives.

With a focus on complex corporate commercial transactions and his creative approach, Orvel is committed to knowing his corporate commercial client and their niche in the market in order to service their ever-changing legal needs. He is closely committed to his clients from the onset of a transaction to its final completion and able to deliver client focused legal solutions in a timely and cost-effective manner. Orvel has extensive corporate experience with business development, start up, corporate structure and reorganization, corporate governance, partnership, shareholder and joint venture agreements.  His commercial practice encompasses high-level commercial transactions, leasing and security, mergers and acquisitions, International (US) transactions, takeovers, banking, private finance, capital market, construction projects, competition law compliance, intellectual property and related licensing and the patent process, and cyber security.

Orvel has a long history in government relations and a broad range of experience working with all levels of Canadian governments throughout Western Canada including municipal, regional, provincial and federal governments. He regularly advises all levels of governments and quasi-municipal entities on public policy issues and assists them through regulatory matters.

Orvel Currie provides legal services through Orvel L. Currie Professional Law Corporation.

He has served on firm Management Committees, Risk Management Committees and is Team Leader of the Municipal Law Practice Group.

Pratice Areas

  • Access to Information and Privacy Law
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • By-Laws and By-Law Enforcement
  • Commercial Transactions and Contracting
  • Conflicts of Interest and Codes of Conduct
  • Construction and Infrastructure Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Expropriations
  • Finance
  • Governance and Municipal Management
  • Infrastructure and Utilities
  • Labour and Employment
  • Litigation and Administrative Law
  • Municipal Airport and Aviation Law
  • Municipal Reorganizations
  • Planning, Development, and Zoning
  • Property Tax Enforcement
  • Real Property


Psychiatric Nursing diploma – 1982

B.A., University of Manitoba – 1985


Professional Affiliations

Called to the Manitoba Bar – 1990

Called to the Ontario Bar – 1997

Called to the Alberta Bar – 1998

Called to the Saskatchewan Bar – 1999

Member, Canadian Bar Association

Member, Canadian Tax Foundation

Board Member, Canadian Transportation Lawyers Association – representing Manitoba and Saskatchewan