John is a senior corporate/commercial lawyer with over 30 years of experience advising clients on a wide variety of corporate/commercial matters.
Former firms & in-house roles:
Tom Capital Associates; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP; The Forzani Group; Milner Fenerty (Now Dentons Canada LLP)
John has worked with numerous businesses as a trusted business and legal advisor for both their day-to-day and extraordinary legal needs. Through his clear business focus and practical advice, he has successfully led large organizations and their management teams through significant change and put them on the path to future growth. John has counseled in the areas of human resources (hiring/terminations), restructuring and company reorganizations, commercial contracts, corporate policies, and practices. John has also advised on leasing agreements, refinancing, buying and selling of businesses, mergers, amalgamations, acquisitions, and divestitures.
John strives to help clients achieve their goals. Through Caravel, John is able to provide services in a flexible manner with reasonable fees. He is a trusted advisor to a great many clients and enjoys giving back to the community.
Called to the Bar – Law Society of Alberta, 1981
University of Manitoba, (LL.B.) 1980
“First of all the lawyer that works with us, John Tyrrell, has great experience, and offers very practical advice. Secondly, I think the rate is something reasonable which differs from these law offices downtown Calgary.”
– Janet, Environmental Services
“Our experience with John Tyrrell has been more than excellent. We would recommend your firm without hesitation.”
– Paul, Technology