Northcott Edgerton Barristers & Solicitors, founded by Peter Northcott in 1989, combines over 30 years of experience when assessing a criminal case. Our lawyers work together to provide the highest level of service possible to our clients, and with a team-focused mentality bring a variety of perspectives to each case. All citizens of Canada are innocent until proven guilty in the court of law, so it is crucial to be well represented. Learn more about our experienced legal team below.
Upon completion of his articles and being called to the Bar in 1985, Peter opened up his own criminal defence firm and has been conducting trials and appeals for the last 30 years. Peter’s practice is almost entirely dedicated to defending individuals charged with impaired driving and related offences.
Since being called to the bar in 2012, Patrick has appeared at all levels of court in Alberta as well as administrative tribunals. He has successfully defended individuals accused of a broad range of crimes including physical and sexual assaults, drug trafficking, fraud and automobile-related offences. Patrick also has experience defending regulatory offences under statutes including the Wildlife Act, National Parks Act and the Public Health Act offences.
While in school, James volunteered for Student Legal Services, working in the Criminal Law Project in the summer of 2012 and acting as a day leader and supervisor in his final year. He also spent time working for the Centre for Constitutional Studies throughout his three years of law school. James’ practice includes all aspects of criminal law. In addition, he is able to assist with civil litigation matters, specifically issues related to motor vehicle insurance claims.
While in school, Dib volunteered for Student Legal Services, working in the Criminal Law Project in the summer of 2014 and acting as a day leader and supervisor in his second year. In his third year, Dib was selected to compete on behalf of the University of Alberta in the Western Canada MacIntrye Cup, a criminal trial advocacy competition. Dib was called to the bar in 2017, and his interests extend to all areas of criminal law offences.