Julie G. Hopkins
Independent Arbitrator based in Calgary, Alberta and member of Western Arbitration Chambers (formerly Calgary Energy & Commercial Arbitrators).
Julie has an extensive background as counsel having practised in commercial litigation, arbitration and administrative law for more than 26 years. She has experience with disputes of all types across a variety of industries including electricity generation and transmission, oil and gas (including oilsands, pipelines and LNG), construction, aviation, trucking, real-estate development and health care.
As an arbitrator, Julie has decided matters ranging from disputes under asset purchase agreements to appeals of election results under a First Nation's election code. Julie acts as an unjust dismissal adjudicator under the Canada Labour Code and was a Panel Chair on the Alberta Insurance Councils Appeal Board, where she heard appeals of decisions concerning the licensing and discipline of insurance agents, brokers and adjustors.