Barrie Marshall, is a retired lawyer and was, until June, 2019, a partner in the Calgary office of Gowling WLG LLP (Canada). Barrie spent his entire career practicing in the area of commercial litigation with an emphasis on construction and securities law. He is highly regarded for his creative and effective litigation skills and dispute resolution strategies. His expertise in builders’ lien law, in particular, made him a frequent advisor to a broad spectrum of construction industry participants including fellow construction law practitioners.
Barrie obtained his BA from Dalhousie University in 1974, and his LL.B from Dalhousie University in 1977.
Barrie is a past chair of the National Civil Litigation Section of the Canadian Bar Association and has held several posts with the Alberta branch of that body.
Barrie is currently a director on the Board of ADR Institute of Alberta (ADRIA), an affiliate of the ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC). Barrie also serves on the ADRIC Board as the ADRIA representative to that Board.
Barrie pursues a broad spectrum of interests and recreational activities. He enjoys reading, cycling, hiking, skiing, and spending time with his three grandchildren.