Nigel Montoute

Nigel Montoute

Location:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Phone:
403-233-9300 (Extension 330)
877-563-5295
Fax:
403-233-6050
Email:

Experience

Nigel established his first law firm in 1997 and has been practicing law for 20 years. He has appeared before all levels of Court throughout Alberta, and is familiar with all forums of Alternative Dispute Resolution. He is committed to maximizing client recovery, minimizing client exposure and realizing optimal outcomes. Nigel proudly considers himself first and foremost an advocate, and this has been his passion and a consistent theme throughout his professional career. He is also a skilled negotiator, with practical knowledge of how to best meet his clients' needs, and the most appropriate forum in which to do so.
 
Nigel has also been employed as a Consultant with an International Insurance Broker/Risk Management Firm. Viewing the practice of Law from different perspectives has provided Nigel with unique insight and understanding of how to best resolve his clients' legal matters.
 
LECTURES & PRESENTATIONS

Nigel has been a Faculty Member and Panelist on the following Legal Education Society of Alberta (LESA) Seminars:

  • Cohabitation and Pre-Nuptial Agreements, May, 2012
  • Constructive Trusts, January 2014
  • Advanced Matrimonial Property, January 2016

He also provides weekly seminars on the topic of “Separation and Divorce”, through Calgary Legal Guidance. In October 2015, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Award by Calgary Legal Guidance.

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Challenging the Validity of Cohabitation and Pre-Nuptial Agreements in Alberta” (LESA)
  • “Defending an Unjust Enrichment Claim in Alberta” (LESA)
  • “Apocalypse Now Redux: Safeguarding Enforceability of Domestic Contracts and Exercising Professional Risk Management” (LESA)

 

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Alberta, 1996

Education

  • Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    • LL.B.
  • University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    • B.A.