ATB Financial is an Albertan banking and financial services company with a reputation for technological innovation, as well as a strong emphasis on community. The bank’s legal team is led by Stuart McKellar QC in his role of general counsel and senior vice president of corporate operations and corporate security. McKellar is part of the general operations and corporate security division of the company which includes people, places and spaces, structured products, accounts payable, payroll, procurement and the corporate secretariat office. In addition, ATB’s corporate financial services team which handles mid-market bilateral and syndicated lending transactions, debt capital markets, cash management, trade finance and advisory services is highly regarded, winning legal industry awards for its use of AI technology within its legal practice. ATB Financial serves 753,000 customers in 244 Alberta communities and has assets of C$51bn, and is a major part of the Alberta economy. Its legal team deserves particular praise for its innovative spirit and assistance in ensuring the bank’s strong market position.