Mr Randall W. Block KC > Borden Ladner Gervais LLP > Calgary, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Centennial Place, East Tower
520 3rd Avenue SW, Suite 1900
Calgary, AB T2P 0R3

Work Department

Commercial Litigation


Senior Counsel


Specializes in all forms of dispute resolution in the electric, oil, natural gas and oilsand industries, including commercial litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. Regularly appears before the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, Alberta Court of Appeal, Alberta Utilities Commission, Alberta Energy Regulator, Canadian Energy Regulator, and various arbitral panels. Has sat as an arbitrator and argued before the Supreme Court of Canada. Has written and lectured on various issues in oil & gas law, director and officer liability, corporate takeovers and major energy project development. Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Called to the Alberta Bar in 1985 and appointed KC in 2005.




Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.


LLB, University of Alberta, 1984.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Dispute resolution: Alberta

(Leading Individuals)

Randall Block KCBorden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP‘s Calgary office excels at litigation involving pipelines, construction, electricity, insolvency and securities-related matters. The group also has experience handling arbitration, insolvency disputes, and shareholder and contractual disputes. A recent work highlight saw the group successfully represent Signalta Resources in a claim against Canadian Natural Resources, a notable energy dispute. Patricia Morrison KC steers the practice and is routinely involved in the mediation, arbitration and litigation of construction disputes on large-scale commercial, industrial and infrastructure projects. Key contact Randall Block KC is highly specialized in energy and oil and gas litigation. In addition to oil and gas disputes, Loni da Costa brings expertise to securities defence and regulatory investigations.

Canada > Energy and natural resources > Oil and gas

Distinguished by the breadth of its regulatory offering, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP routinely represents domestic and multinational energy companies on environmental and administrative law matters, including litigation. The practice also handles commercial work. Calgary-based transactional partner Peter Bryan leads the oil and gas group nationally, while commercial and regulatory specialist Rick Williams heads the department in Vancouver and also fronts the national environmental team. Other key names in Calgary include senior counsel Randall Block KC, who is a go-to name for energy disputes, and regulatory expert Alan Ross KC.