Robert W. Thompson, Q.C.

Bob Thompson practices civil and commercial litigation and administrative law. He represents a wide cross section of corporate and individual clients. His range of experience is broad, encompassing all aspects of contract, tort, and regulatory law.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
    • Energy law
    • Shareholder disputes
    • Fiduciary obligations
    • Estate disputes
    • Tort claims
  • Media Law
    • Defamation
    • Privacy law
  • Public Law
    • Constitutional reviews
    • Academic Employment
    • Expropriation
    • Regulatory reviews
  • Administrative Law
    • Judicial reviews
    • Mediations, Arbitrations
    • Public Inquiries

Community Service

Mr. Thompson is and has been active in the community through his present and past charitable involvements.

      • Sir Winston Churchill Society (director, past president)
      • Canadian Club of Calgary (past president)
      • Calgary Chamber of Commerce (past committee chair)
      • McLaurin Library Club (past president)

Robert W. Thompson


Direct Line: (403) 716-2381

Assistant: Bev Harder
(403) 716-2384


B.A., 1966, University of Saskatchewan
LL.B., 1967, University of Saskatchewan
Q.C., 2004, Province of Alberta

Bar Admissions

Saskatchewan, 1968
Alberta, 1978

Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Alberta
Law Society of Saskatchewan
Canadian Bar Association
Calgary Bar Association


Mr. Thompson joined Code Hunter LLP as counsel in 2015 after many years of practice at a major national law firm. He has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada on numerous occasions, and before the Trial and Appellate Courts of Alberta and Saskatchewan. Mr. Thompson has received the AV designation (pre-eminent) by Martindale Hubble and has served as a Bencher of the Law Society of Saskatchewan. Mr. Thompson is widely published in several areas of the law.